Amphitryon, by Molière

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Apr 14, 1995 - Drama - 96 pages
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Wilbur is at the peak of his form in this stellar translation of an unusual Molière play-populated with Greeks and Greco-Roman gods and flavored with the essences of vaudeville, fan-tasy, high comedy, farce, and even opera. Afterword by Richard Wilbur.
 

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User Review  - jasonlf - LibraryThing

Richard Wilbur’s Molière translations are all pure pleasure to read, and Amphitryon is no exception. It is set in Ancient Greece (although the characters all have Roman names) and provides a comic ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
Section 3
Section 4
Section 5
Section 6
Section 7
Section 8
Section 13
Section 14
Section 15
Section 16
Section 17
Section 18
Section 19
Section 20

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Section 11
Section 12
Section 21
Section 22
Section 23

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About the author (1995)

RICHARD WILBUR, one of America’s most beloved poets, has served as poet laureate of the United States. He has received the National Book Award, two Pulitzer Prizes, the National Arts Club medal of honor for literature, and a number of translation prizes, including two Bollingen Prizes and two awards from PEN.

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