La Princesse d'Élide by Molière
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La Princesse d’Élide
Molière, auteur et homme de théâtre français (1622-1673)

Ce livre numérique présente "La Princesse d’Élide", de Molière, édité en texte intégral. Une table des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux différentes sections.

La Princesse d’Élide est une comédie galante en cinq actes de Molière, représentée pour la première fois à Versailles le 8 mai 1664.

Liste des sections:
- Présentation
- Personnages
- Premier intermède
- Acte I
- Deuxième intermède
- Acte II
- Troisième intermède
- Acte III
- Quatrième intermède
- Acte IV
- Cinquième intermède
- Acte V
- Sixième intermède

About Molière

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The French dramatist Moliere was born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin on January 15, 1622, in Paris. The son of a wealthy tapestry merchant, he had a penchant for the theater from childhood. In 1636, he was sent off to school at the Jesuit College of Claremont and in 1643, he embarked upon a 13-year career touring in provincial theater as a troupe member of Illustre Theatre, a group established by the family Bejarts. He married a daughter of the troupe, Armande Bejart, in 1662 and changed his name to Moliere. The French King Louis XIV, becoming entranced with the troupe after seeing a performance of The Would-Be Gentleman, lent his support and charged Moliere with the production of comedy ballets in which he often used real-life human qualities as backdrops rather than settings from church or state. Soon, Moliere secured a position at the Palais-Royal and committed himself to the comic theater as a dramatist, actor, producer, and director. Moliere is considered to be one of the preeminent French dramatists and writers of comedies; his work continues to delight audiences today. With L'Ecole des Femmes (The School for Wives) Moliere broke with the farce tradition, and the play, about the role played by women in society and their preparation for it, is regarded by many as the first great seriocomic work of French literature. In Tartuffe (1664), Moliere invented one of his famous comic types, that of a religious hypocrite, a character so realistic that the king forbade public performance of the play for five years. Moliere gave psychological depth to his characters, engaging them in facial antics and slapstick comedy, but with an underlying pathos. Jean Baptiste Moliere died in 1673.
Published September 30, 2011 by Editions la Bibliothèque Digitale. 101 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Arts & Photography. Fiction

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