The heirs of Molière: four French comedies of the 17th and 18th centuries

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Martin E. Segal Theatre Center, Aug 1, 2003 - Drama - 364 pages
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This volume contains four representative French comedies of the period from the death of Moliere to the French Revolution: Jean-Francois Regnard's The Absent-Minded Lover, Philippe Nericault Destouches's The Conceited Count, Pierre Nivelle De La Chaussee's The Fashionable Prejudice, and Jean-Louis Laya's The Friend of the Laws.

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Contents

The Conceited Count
90
The Fashionable Prejudice
200
The Friend of the Laws
288
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Carlson is Sydney E. Cohn Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He has received the ATHE Career Achievement Award, the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism, the Calloway Prize, and the ASTR Distinguished Scholarship Award. He has published widely in theatre history and theory, performance studies, and dramatic literature.

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