The Misanthrope Summary

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The Misanthrope Summary

The Misanthrope (Le Misanthrope m the original French) is one of the great masterpieces by France's most celebrated comic dramatist. It was first performed at the Palais-Royal Theatre in Paris in 1666, featuring himself in the title role and his own wife in the role of his love-interest.

The Misanthrope is set in the fashionable social milieu of seventeenth-century Paris. Alceste, the misanthrope of the title, is disgusted by the hypocrisy, injustice, and overall corruption...

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