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L4801 - Modern Moliere Tartuffe

Modern Moliere Tartuffe
Item No. L4801

Modern Moliere Tartuffe

Series: Modern Moliere
Item No: L4801
Length: 30 minutes
UPC: 709629048010
Copyright: 2007
CC: Yes
MARC Record: Yes
Language: English
Grade Level: 8-Adult
Age Range: 14-Adult
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Moliere's Most Famous Comedy Set in Contemporary Los Angeles. Based on the Classic Play, Tartuffe or The Hypocrite. This contemporary of Moliere's classical comedy, Tartuffe is the timeless story of a religious impostor who tries to steal his wealthy benefactor's wife, daughter and fortune. Set in modern-day Los Angeles and told all in rhyme, Tartuffe comes brilliantly and bitingly alive on screen. The simple elegance of this 21st Century translation will be appreciated by both students and aficionados.

The Best of Moliere Retold for a Modern Audience. Two of the World's Greatest Literary Classics with a Modern Twist - Students can explore and interpret the universal themes presented by the France's most famous 17th century playwright, through a contemporary production that takes place more than three centuries later. Students can explore and interpret the universal themes presented by the France's most famous 17th century playwright, through a contemporary production that takes place more than three centuries later. Moliere, born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (1622-1673) was a French playwright and actor who is considered one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature. Moliere became famous for his farces, comedies in verse and musical comedies. Among Moliere's best-known dramas are The Misanthrope widely regarded as his most refined masterpiece, The School for Wives, Tartuffe or the Hypocrite, The Miser The Imaginary Invalid and The Bourgeois Gentleman.

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