Comedy in Five Acts, 1669

Book - 1991
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An imposter cleric gets into the house of the wealthy Orgon, whom he fools into promising him his wealth, position, and his young daughter. The translation into English verse of one of Molière's most masterful and most popular plays. A continuous delight from beginning to end (Richard Eberhart). Introduction by Richard Wilbur.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, ©1991
Copyright Date: 1963
ISBN: 9780156881807
Call Number: 842 M721t 1991
Characteristics: xi, 164 pages ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Wilbur, Richard 1921-2017,- Translator


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(1669) One of Molière's most masterful and popular plays. "Condemned and banned for five years in Moliere's day, Tartuffe is a satire on religious hypocrisy. Tartuffe worms his way into Orgon's household, blinding the master of the house with his religious "devotion," and almost su... Read More »

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