Moliere

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French author of sophisticated comedies (1622-1673)

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"Go on - go on, Monsieur Moliere. I quite understand the interest you take in the plates - I will not disturb your studies."
"Well, my dear Monsieur Moliere, but you will go and tell him I am here."
"I!" 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."
Moliere indicated Porthos by an imperceptible gesture, "This gentleman, is it not?"
Moliere fixed upon Porthos one of those looks which penetrate the minds and hearts of men.
Did not Moliere imagine that he was doing Raphael and Michael-Angelo a very great honor, by calling them "those Mignards of their age?"
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.
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.
(1) The play must indeed lend itself to themes of rupture, since prominent critics have cited it as a crucial turning point in Moliere's dramaturgy, the crossing oOf a comedic Rubicon.
Setting aside Raymond Picard's defeatist assertion that they lie beyond the apprehension of literary scholars, Julia Prest discusses what can be gleaned from the admittedly incomplete musical and choreographical evidence in respect of Le Mariage force, Moliere's second comedie-ballet, and offers what I am inclined to call the first holistic appreciation of it.
En Cataluna no se represento ni se edito Moliere en catalan hasta 1903, ano en el que se representan en Barcelona El casament per forsa,(1) en traduccion de Salvador Vilaregut, y L'Avar, en traduccion de J.
centuries-old rumor that Moliere signed other people's work-specifically