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Misanthrope and Tartuffe, the (1961) [Collection]
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Edition of both plays translated into English verse.

Original title: The Misanthrope and Tartuffe
Original languages: French


Genre: Drama and PlaysFrench

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Edition #1: Misanthrope and Tartuffe, the

Misanthrope and Tartuffe, the (1961)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Richard Wilbur
  • "Here is a new master of translation's difficult art." The New Yorker
  • "Molière's plays have never before been faithfully translated into rhymed English verse by a poet who knew how to write fro the theatre.... Mr. Wilbur has given us, with great fidelity and charm, the nearest thing to Molière that we have." The New York Review of Books
  • "Mr. Wilbur has given us a sound, modern, conversational poetry and has made Molière's The Misanthrope brilliantly our own." The New York Times Book Review
  • "Richard Wilbur's translation of Tartuffe is a continuous delight from beginning to end." Richard Eberhart
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