Molière's petition alludes to royal authority to perform the play, which,
unfortunately for Molière, must have been oral ... was published in 1667 under
the title Lettre sur la comédie de l'imposteur (OC, i,1147–80).10 It was very
substantially like ...
Author: Michael Hawcroft
Publisher: Oxford University Press
This is the first book-length treatment of the topic."--Jacket.
... however , one text to which some Molière specialists have been prepared to
attach a considerable importance as an expression of the playwright's views on
the nature of comedy : the anonymous Lettre sur la comédie de l'Imposteur of
Author: W. D. Howarth
Publisher: CUP Archive
This study explores the evolution of Molière's comedy as a careful amalgamation of comedy and philosophical satire.
Claude Joly, Recueil de maximes véritables et importantes pour l'institution du
roy, contre la fausse et pernicieuse politique du cardinal Mazarin, ... See La
Mothe,Lettre 161,and Molière, L'Imposteur de 1667, prédécesseur du Tartuffe, ed
Author: J. Prest
In 1664, Molière's Tartuffe was banned from public performance. This book provides a detailed, in-depth account of five-year struggle (1664-69) to have the ban lifted and, so doing, sheds important new light on 1660s France and the ancien régime more broadly.
268 LETTRE SUR LA COMEDIE DE L 'IMPOSTEUR Moliere's letters go far
beyond the status of simple plot devices to ... Dated August 20, 1667, fourteen
days after Lamoignon's ban and nine days after the Archbishop's, this document
on the ...
Author: James F. Gaines
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
Outlines the life and works of 17th century French playright Moliáere, alphabetically listing chief events of his life, plays, characters, themes, and influences.