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French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)

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In Les femmes savantes, which opened in Paris on 11 March 1672, Mlle Marotte played Belise, another hypocritical false prude who is offended by any overt advances but claims a long list of male admirers.
While Moliere presents his learned ladies in Les Femmes Savantes through extravagant ridicule, Behn does not.
Madeleine de Scudery's Les Femmes illustres, which appeared in 1665, and Moliere's 1672 publication of Les Femmes savantes can be viewed in connection with the seventeenth-century querelle.
Out playwright David Grimm freely adapts Moliere's Les Femmes Savantes for Cole Porter's Jazz Age.
One of the rewards for the reader of this study is the breadth of the period sources that are brought to bear on the imagery: in literature, from the publications debating the issues of the querelle des femmes (especially concerning education), to the contributions to science, poetry, music, and philosophy of the femmes savantes themselves; in art, there are the repertoires of engravings of fashion plates and the engraved portraits of illustrious men and women, along with the painted portraits of royals, courtiers, savants, and savantes that were regularly exhibited in the official Paris Salons.
Blue-Stockings, The Comedy in five acts by Moliere , produced and published in 1672 as Les Femmes savantes.
Henriette in Les Femmes savantes emerged, predictably enough, as a great favourite, and the ever-problematic Alceste was interpreted as a man deserving sympathy since his merits were not appreciated.
Relocated from 17th century France to the 1980s this wonderfully witty comedy, based on Moliere's classic satire, Les Femmes Savantes is brought to life afresh in Ranjit Bolt's brilliantly astute and hilariously observed adaptation.
Pouvoirs, contraintes, espaces de liberte des femmes, de la Renaissance a la Fronde and Femmes savantes, savoirs des femmes.
Moliere used situations from Larivey's Les Esprits ("The Ghosts") and Le Fidele ("The Faithful") for his L'Avare (The Miser) and Les Femmes savantes (The Learned Ladies).