Skip to content

Dramatic Works of Moliere V2 School for Husbands; the Bores; School for Wives; School for Wives Criticized; Impromptu of Versailles; the Forced M

Spend $50 to get a free movie!

ISBN-10: 0548372268

ISBN-13: 9780548372265

Edition: N/A

Authors: Moli�re, Henri Van Laun

List price: $49.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
Out of stock
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series. In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control. Because this work is culturally important, we have made it available as a part of our commitment to protecting, preserving and promoting the world's literature.
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $49.95
Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 412
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.628
Language: English

The French dramatist Moliere was born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin on January 15, 1622, in Paris. The son of a wealthy tapestry merchant, he had a penchant for the theater from childhood. In 1636, he was sent off to school at the Jesuit College of Claremont and in 1643, he embarked upon a 13-year career touring in provincial theater as a troupe member of Illustre Theatre, a group established by the family Bejarts. He married a daughter of the troupe, Armande Bejart, in 1662 and changed his name to Moliere. The French King Louis XIV, becoming entranced with the troupe after seeing a performance of The Would-Be Gentleman, lent his support and charged Moliere with the production of comedy ballets in…