The misanthrope

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Moli#65533;re understood profoundly what makes us noble, pathetic, outrageous and funny, and in his splendid comedies satirized human folly to perfection. One of the best of his plays -- and one of the greatest of all comedies -- is The Misanthrope , first performed in 1666, when the King of France himself had assumed patronage of Moli#65533;re's company, and the actor/playwright was at the height of his career. Spotlighting the absurdities of social and literary pretension, The Misanthrope shows us a man who is quick to criticize the hypocrisies, inconsistencies and faults of others, yet remains blind to his own. As "the misanthrope" grows more and more irritable with others, the play becomes more and more entertaining, even as a happy ending for the hero seems less and less likely.
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auth_author2 Althaus, Harry., Ayres, Rosalind,, Bedford, Brian, 1935-2016,, Cullum, J. D.,, Drew, Sarah, 1980-, Gudahl, Kevin C., Jarvis, Martin,, Resnik, Hollis, 1957-, Richardson, Darren,, Sullivan, Sarah,, Toren, Nick,, Van Laun, Henri, 1820-1896,, Wilbur, Richard, 1921-, Wolf, Matthew, 1972-, Young, Bellamy,
author Molie?re, 1622-1673.
author-letter Molière,
author2 Althaus, Harry., Ayres, Rosalind,, Bedford, Brian, 1935-2016,, Court Theatre., Cullum, J. D.,, Drew, Sarah, 1980-, Gudahl, Kevin C., Jarvis, Martin,, L.A. Theatre Works., Resnik, Hollis, 1957-, Richardson, Darren,, Sullivan, Sarah,, Toren, Nick,, Van Laun, Henri, 1820-1896,, Wilbur, Richard, 1921-, Wolf, Matthew, 1972-, Young, Bellamy,, hoopla digital.
author2-role Althaus, Harry., Ayres, Rosalind,director., Bedford, Brian,1935-2016,voice actor., Court Theatre., Cullum, J. D.,voice actor., Drew, Sarah,1980-voice actor., Gudahl, Kevin C., Jarvis, Martin,voice actor., L.A. Theatre Works., Resnik, Hollis,1957-, Richardson, Darren,voice actor., Sullivan, Sarah,voice actor., Toren, Nick,voice actor., Van Laun, Henri,1820-1896,translator., Wilbur, Richard,1921-, Wilbur, Richard,1921-translator., Wolf, Matthew,1972-voice actor., Young, Bellamy,voice actor., hoopla digital.
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display_description Molir̈e understood profoundly what makes us noble, pathetic, outrageous and funny, and in his splendid comedies satirized human folly to perfection. One of the best of his plays - and one of the greatest of all comedies - is The Misanthrope, first performed in 1666, when the King of France himself had assumed patronage of Molir̈e's company, and the actor/playwright was at the height of his career. Spotlighting the absurdities of social and literary pretension, The Misanthrope shows us a man who is quick to criticize the hypocrisies, inconsistencies and faults of others, yet remains blind to his own. As "the misanthrope" grows more and more irritable with others, the play becomes more and more entertaining, even as a happy ending for the hero seems less and less likely.
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subject_facet Comedies, Compact disc collection -- Nonfiction, Electronic books, France -- History -- 17th century -- Drama, France -- Social life and customs -- 17th century -- Drama, French drama (Comedy), Molière, -- 1622-1673 -- Translations into English, Radio plays
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title The misanthrope
title_alt Misanthrope.
title_display The misanthrope
title_full The misanthrope, The misanthrope [compact disc] / by Moliáere ; translated by Richard Wilbur, The misanthrope [electronic resource]
title_short The misanthrope
title_sort misanthrope
topic Compact disc collection Nonfiction, Electronic books, France History 17th century Drama, France Social life and customs 17th century Drama, French drama (Comedy), Molière, 1622-1673 Translations into English, Radio plays
topic_facet Compact disc collection, Electronic books, French drama (Comedy), History, Molière, Nonfiction, Radio plays, Social life and customs