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%)
EPUB, 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

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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%)
EPUB, 128 pages ISBN: 9781780014173Publication Date:
15 Oct 2014
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Molière:

The Miser
Tartuffe (Drama Classics)
Tartuffe
Miseryguts
The Hypochondriac
Don Juan
Scapino
The Learned Ladies

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

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

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