Tartuffe

Tartuffe

1664

Why is it canonical?

Tartuffe was one of the great comedic plays by one of France's premiere playwrights, Moliere. Unlike in other countries, theater in France was heavily patronized by the king. Nonetheless it was highly controversial, which ultimately only contributed to its longevity.

Creators

Moliere

Locations

France Paris

Languages

French

Periods

Baroque

Media

Drama Written

Images and Videos

Tartuffe

A scene from a performance of Tartuffe

Resources

Full text of Tartuffe in French