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The Misanthrope

1666

Why is it canonical?

The Misanthrope is a play by one of France's greatest writers, Moliere. It is a biting satire of French aristocratic society and of human frailties more generally.

Creators

Moliere

Locations

France Paris

Languages

French

Periods

Baroque

Media

Drama Written

Images and Videos

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Resources

Full text in French of The Misanthrope