“Tartuffe” is also titled “The Imposter, or The Hypocrite.” Tartuffe” is the French title. This play by Moliere was first performed in 1664. The first performance of the play was in French language.
It is said to be one of the most famous comedies composed by Moliere. The major characters, Elmire and Organ are considered to be among the greatest theatrical characters.
This three act play was first performed before King Louis XIV. In its official version, the play had five acts and it was performed in 1669. It is undoubtedly the greatest accomplishment.
Ready Reference Treatise: Tartuffe
Chapter One: Introduction
Chapter Two: Plot Overview
Chapter Three: Characters
Chapter Four: Complete Summary
Chapter Five: Critical Analysis
Chapter Six: Controversy Surrounding Tartuffe
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