This memorable collection gathers the plays of the great social satirist and playwright Moli re, representing the many facets of his genius and offering a superb introduction to the comic inventiveness, richness of prose, and insight that make up Moli re's enduring legacy to theater, literature, and the world.
Translated and with an Introduction by Donald M. Frame,a Foreword by Virginia Scott,and a New Afterword
The Ridiculous Precieuses * The School for Husbands * The School for Wives * The Critique of the School for Wives * The Versailles Impromptu * Tartuffe * Don Juan
'Moli re is probably the greatest and best-loved French author, and comic author, who ever lived. To the reader as well as the spectator, today as well as three centuries ago, the appeal of his plays is immediate and durable; they are both distinctly accessible and inexhaustible.' Professor Donald M. Frame