Tartuffe: A New Verse Translation (Norton Critical Editions) / Edition 1

Tartuffe: A New Verse Translation (Norton Critical Editions) / Edition 1

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Widely hailed as the founder of the modern French comedy, and known to be a gifted actor, playwright, and patron of fellow actors, Molière was a towering presence in seventeenth-century France—and the scourge of its political and religious Establishment.See more details below

Overview

Widely hailed as the founder of the modern French comedy, and known to be a gifted actor, playwright, and patron of fellow actors, Molière was a towering presence in seventeenth-century France—and the scourge of its political and religious Establishment.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393931396
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
12/19/2007
Series:
Norton Critical Editions Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
734,309
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Constance Congdon taught playwriting at the Yale School of Drama, but is based at Amherst College, where she has been Playwright-in-Residence since 1995. She has also adapted Molière’s The Miser and created a new verse version of The Misanthrope, the latter commissioned by the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Her original work has been produced all over the world, particularly Tales of the Lost Formicans, most recently translated into Finnish.

Constance Congdon taught playwriting at the Yale School of Drama, but is based at Amherst College, where she has been Playwright-in-Residence since 1995. She has also adapted Molière’s The Miser and created a new verse version of The Misanthrope, the latter commissioned by the American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Her original work has been produced all over the world, particularly Tales of the Lost Formicans, most recently translated into Finnish.

Virginia Scott is Professor Emeritus of Theater at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She is the author of Molière: A Theatrical Life and The Commedia Dell’Art in Paris, 1644–1697.

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