Additional Resources for The Misanthrope by Molière

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Bernier, Olivier, Louis XIV A Royal Life, Doubleday, 1987. This is a biography of King Louis XIV of France, who reigned from 1643 to 1715 and who remained an ardent supporter of Molière' s theatrical career.

Jones, Cohn, The Cambridge Illustrated History of France, Cambridge University Press, 1994.

This is a history of French civilization with an emphasis on graphic display, such as artwork, engravings, and photographs.

Lalande, Roxanne Decker, Intruders In the Play World. The Dynamics of Gender in Molière's Comedies. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1996.

This is a feminist reading of the representation of women and gender in Molière's major theatrical comedies.

Marshall, W Gerald, A Great Stage of Fools. Theatricality and Madness in the Plays of William Wycherley, AMS Press, 1993.

This book contains a discussion of the works of Molière's English counterpart as the master of the comedy of manners on the...

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