The School for Husbands

The School for Husbands

by Moliere
     
 

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"[...]leaves all the rest to be effected by the action and reaction of the characters which he began by bringing out in bold relief. His plots are thus the plots of nature; and it is impossible that they should not be both interesting and instructive. That his comedies, thus composed, are besides amusing, results from the shrewdness with which he has selected and… See more details below

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"[...]leaves all the rest to be effected by the action and reaction of the characters which he began by bringing out in bold relief. His plots are thus the plots of nature; and it is impossible that they should not be both interesting and instructive. That his comedies, thus composed, are besides amusing, results from the shrewdness with which he has selected and combined his characters, and the art with which he arranges the situations produced.

The character-comedies of Molière exhibit, more than any others, the force of his natural genius, and the comparative weakness of his artistic talent. In the exhibition and the evolution of character, he is supreme. In the unravelling of his plots and the _dénouement_ of his situations, he is driven too willingly to the _deus ex machina_.

_The School for Husbands_ was directed against one of the special and prominent defects of society in the age and country in which [...]".

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ISBN-13:
9781511809016
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/23/2015
Pages:
84
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.17(d)

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