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Books in the AUM Library
Call Number: 5th floor: PQ1837 .A445 1992
The Cambridge Companion to Moliere
Call Number: 5th floor: PQ1860 .C36 2006
Call Number: 5th floor: PQ1860 .M553 2002
The Theatres of Molière
Call Number: 5th floor: PQ1871 .M37 2002
Conversations with Richard Wilbur
Call Number: 6th floor: PS3545.I32165 Z464 1990
September 30 - October 10, 2010
In this comedy, the main character Alceste attempts to put an end to the hypocrisy and pretentiousness of society by vowing to only speak the truth. This radical approach is challenged by his good friend Philinte, who tries to help him see that this brutal frankness could be the undoing of society itself. The Misanthrope was written in 1666 by Moliere and translated by Richard Wilbur.
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