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The Misanthrope
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 9781854597878Publication Date:
29 Jun 2005
Size: 160mm x 107mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
Ebook, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780014173Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
First Staged:
c. 1666

The Misanthrope

By Molière Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Paperback £4.99£3.99

Ebook £4.99£3.99

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Molière's most-admired comedy of manners, about a man whose quickness to criticise the flaws in others, and in himself, leads him into deep trouble.

Alceste, the 'misanthrope', hates all mankind, and despairs of its hypocrisy and falseness. He believes that the world could be perfected if people were more honest with each other.

But when his honesty starts to make him enemies, and the target of malicious gossips, it is his world and his life which suffer.

The Misanthrope, or the Cantankerous Lover (Le Misanthrope ou l'Atrabilaire amoureux) was first performed in 1666 at the Théâtre du Palais-Royal, Paris.

This English version, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback,128 pages ISBN: 9781854597878Publication Date:
29 Jun 2005
Size: 160mm x 107mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
Ebook,128 pages ISBN: 9781780014173Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Molière:

Scapino
Tartuffe
The Miser
Don Juan
The Learned Ladies
The Hypochondriac
Miseryguts
Tartuffe

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

Summerfolk
The Wild Duck
Chekhov: Four Plays
A Tragic Figure
Ibsen: Three Plays
The Dance of Death
The Servant of Two Masters
The Marriage of Figaro
Uncle Vanya
Chekhov on Theatre
Three Sisters
Children of the Sun
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Ghosts
The Proposal
On the Evils of Tobacco
An Enemy of the People
Ivanov
The Seagull
The Cherry Orchard
The Wedding
Chekhov: Shorts
John Gabriel Borkman
The Government Inspector
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
The Game Of Love And Chance
Swansong
The Bear

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