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Moliere Today 2
     

Moliere Today 2

by Michael Spingler
 

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The refusal on the part of academic critics to recognize the primacy of farce in Moliere's theatre is contradicted by wide spread theatrical pracitce. These essays develop the argument that Moliere needs to be rescued from the pantheon of classical literature and put back on the Pont-Neuf with the strolling players, low-life rogues, cut-purses and clowns with whom

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The refusal on the part of academic critics to recognize the primacy of farce in Moliere's theatre is contradicted by wide spread theatrical pracitce. These essays develop the argument that Moliere needs to be rescued from the pantheon of classical literature and put back on the Pont-Neuf with the strolling players, low-life rogues, cut-purses and clowns with whom he filled his theatre.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789057021145
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/1998
Series:
Contemporary Theatre Review Series
Pages:
88
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.22(d)

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