The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays Paperback – Apr 30 1999
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`Both prose and verse translations do full justice to Moliere's wit and ingenuity, and make reading this book a highly enjoyable experience' TLS, 17/08/01
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Jean-Baptiste Poquelin, better known as Molire, was a French theatre writer, director and actor, one of the masters of comic satire. Maya Slater is at Queen Mary and Westfield College, London University.
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After I read this play I realized why the name Tartuffe became a synonym for hypocrisy. There have always been people who passionately preach something that they don't strongly believe in. The play vividly describes those types of individuals, and shows a paradigm for that kind of behavior.
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