Tartuffe / Edition 1

Tartuffe / Edition 1

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by Moliere
     
 

ISBN-10: 1854596373

ISBN-13: 9781854596376

Pub. Date: 04/01/2002

Publisher: Theatre Communications Group

"The religious fraud Tartuffe has wormed his way into the affections and household of rich merchant, Orgon, with pantomime piety and counterfeit zeal. So comprehensively has he hoodwinked Orgon that he looks set to succeed in driving away the son, marrying the daughter, seducing the wife and imprisoning Orgon." Moliere's classic satire was denounced on its first…  See more details below

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"The religious fraud Tartuffe has wormed his way into the affections and household of rich merchant, Orgon, with pantomime piety and counterfeit zeal. So comprehensively has he hoodwinked Orgon that he looks set to succeed in driving away the son, marrying the daughter, seducing the wife and imprisoning Orgon." Moliere's classic satire was denounced on its first performance as a sacrilegious outrage and banned from further public view. Only after petition to Louis XIV was the ban lifted, and the play's trenchant mockery of human frailties has ensured its popularity ever since. This new translation by Ranjit Bolt enjoyed its premiere in a major new production at the Royal National Theatre, with Martin Clunes in the title role.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854596376
Publisher:
Theatre Communications Group
Publication date:
04/01/2002
Series:
Drama Classics Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.20(d)

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