Moliere

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French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)

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exclaimed Moliere, in the tone of a courageous dog, from which you snatch the bone it has legitimately gained; "I disturb myself
Percerin that I am here, my dear Moliere," said D'Artagnan, in a low tone, "I warn you of one thing: that I won't exhibit to you the friend I have brought with me.
In fact, Cleante can be categorized as a veritable homme de bien (a truly good man), and Prest notes that this is the real opposite of the faux devot in Molieres preface.
Building on the previous chapters, the fifth chapter offers a rich and eminently readable chronicle of the Tartuffe controversy that returns to more familiar sources, such as the Register of La Grange and Molieres letters to Louis XIV.
playwright Richard Kalinoski's play "Beast on the Moon," about survivors of the Armenian genocide, was the big winner May 7 at the 15th annual Molieres ceremony, France's Tony equivalent.
Directed by Irina Brook, daughter of Peter Brook, "La Bete sur la Lune" won five Molieres, including best play.
Part I Playing Spaces: The changing scene: plays and playhouses in the Italian Renaissance, Michael Anderson; The theatres, John Orrell; Staging and performance, Jonathan Thacker; The material conditions of Molieres stage, Jan Clarke.
Honorary Molieres were presented to crooner-actor Charles Aznavour, actor Vittorio Gassman and playwright Arthur Miller for lifetime achievement.
L'Atelier" (The Workshop) by Jean-Claude Grumberg, first staged in 1979 and revived last year, won four Molieres for best author, best play, best director (Gildas Bourdet) and best new actress (Marie-Christine Orry).
However, if Guicharnaud and Defaux had paid attention to the publication history of Moliere's theater, they might have added a further rupture to the list: in 1666, the year of Le Misanthrope's premiere, Moliere fell out with the initial group of libraires that had published his work since Les Precieuses ridicules, his first printed play.
2) This privilege was then shared with the seven other libraires that had collaborated on the publication of L'Ecole des femmes and La Critique de l'Ecole des femmes, several of whom had also participated in publishing various Moliere plays since Les Precieuses ridicules, the playwright's first printed work.
In the course of her study, Prest not only demonstrates that Moliere conceived it as an integrated whole, in other words, not as a play with crudely interpolated ballet interludes, but also shows how much its reliance on the fusion of different art forms was designed to please Louis XIV.
In 1664, Sganarelle's dream is the pretext for a ballet interlude, and in what Moliere calls a 'recit', close in form and spirit to the 'air' that will feature so prominently in French baroque opera, a singer advises the would-be bridegroom to think again; in 1668, the dream is merely reported.
centuries-old rumor that Moliere signed other people's work-specifically
commonly neglected idea of Moliere as artist, author, and poet.