The School for Husbands w/ Direct link technology (A Comedy Drama)

The School for Husbands w/ Direct link technology (A Comedy Drama)

by Moliere
     
 
The School for Husbands was the first play in the title of which the word "School" was employed, to imply that, over and above the intention of amusing, the author designed to convey a special lesson to his hearers. Perhaps Molière wished not only that the general public should be prepared to find instructions and warnings for married men, but also that they

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The School for Husbands was the first play in the title of which the word "School" was employed, to imply that, over and above the intention of amusing, the author designed to convey a special lesson to his hearers. Perhaps Molière wished not only that the general public should be prepared to find instructions and warnings for married men, but also that they who were wont to regard the theatre as injurious, or at best trivial, should know that he professed to educate, as well as to entertain. We must count the adoption of similar titles by Sheridan and others amongst the tributes, by imitation, to Molière's genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013060500
Publisher:
New Century Books
Publication date:
08/31/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
39 KB

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