ERIC Number: ED086983
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Publication Date: 1964
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Moliere: A Collection of Critical Essays. Twentieth Century Views Series.
Guicharnaud, Jacques, Ed.
One of a series of works aimed at presenting contemporary critical opinion on major authors, this collection includes essays by Jacques Guicharnaud, Rene Bray, Gustave Lanson, Alfred Simon, Will G. Moore, Ramon Fernandez, Paul Benichou, Lionel Gossman, Andre Villiers, James Doolittle, H. Gaston Hall, Robert J. Nelson, Jacques Copeau, Charles Dullin, J. D. Hubert, and Jacques Audiberti--all dealing with the biography and literary work of Moliere. Designed for use by both literary critics and secondary and college teachers of English, this work would also be of value to undergraduate and graduate students of literature. Divided into four sections, the essays include "Moliere and Farce,""The Comedy of Will,""The Comic Hero and His Idols,""The Humanity of Moliere's Don Juan," and"The Doctor's Curse." A chronology of important dates in Moliere's life, a brief set of biographical notes of the contributors to this collection, and a 64-item selected bibliography of works on Moliere complete the volume. (RB)
Descriptors: Authors, Biographies, Comedy, Drama, English Instruction, French Literature, Higher Education, Literary Criticism, Literature Appreciation, Secondary Education, Seventeenth Century Literature
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey 07632 ($5.95 cloth, $1.95 paper)
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