Cyrano de Bergerac

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Simon and Schuster, Nov 1, 2004 - Drama - 216 pages
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User Review  - BayardUS - LibraryThing

What Rostand gives you with this play can, I think, be boiled down to two things: the language he uses and the titular character of Cyrano de Bergerac. No other characters are given much depth, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - AddictedToMorphemes - LibraryThing

Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand Translated into English by Brian Hooker Bittersweet tale of unrequited love, nobility and honor. This play is set in France in 1640, during the reign of Louis XIII ... Read full review

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Contents

Dramatis Personae
5
A Performance at the Hôtel de Bourgogne
7
The Poets CookShop
49
Roxanes Kiss
87
The Gascon Cadets
123
Cyranos Gazette
160
Notes
183
Interpretive Notes
194
Critical Excerpts
203
Questions for Discussion
213
Suggestions for the Interested Reader
215
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