Amphitryon by Molière Online

Title : Amphitryon
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ISBN : 9780156002110
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 96 pages

Wilbur is at the peak of his form in this stellar translation of an unusual Moli re play populated with Greeks and Greco Roman gods and flavored with the essences of vaudeville, fan tasy, high comedy, farce, and even opera Afterword by Richard Wilbur.

Amphitryon Reviews

  • Matt Stucky

    3.5 stars A story of Roman Gods playing at their wim with mortal humans written by a late Renessaince era Frenchman The story was interesting, and certainly French, but I prefer the ancient s stories of their own gods.

  • Melissa La

    Sehr lustig, aber typisch Kom die schwaches Ende

  • Bine

    Seit langer, langer Zeit endlich mal wieder eine Pflichtlekt re In diesem Fall ein Drama, das ich f r meinen Kurs Einf hrung in allgemeine und vergleichende Literaturwissenschaften lesen muss Amphitryon wurde laut meiner Ausgabe 1668 in Paris uraufgef hrt Ich habe geh rt, dass das St ck f r Moli re von daher untypisch sein soll, dass es nicht um franz sische Adelsm nner geht, sondern dass er seine Kom diantische Moralpredigt im antiken Rahmen, n mlich mit dem Tatort Theben und antiken Seit lange [...]

  • Marti Martinson

    If I was allowed ONE book to keep on a deserted island, the Works of Shakespeare OR the Works of Moliere, it would be Moliere. English, of course The poets do what pleases them It is not the only stupidity we have detected in these gentlemen.Damn Who would have thought that JBP knew Bill O Reilly How many people describe battles from which they remained far away In order to act my part without discredit, I will rehearse it a little.JBP never ceases to amaze and amuse me I feel i [...]

  • Dorottya

    I have to say, after reading some, from head to toe excellent plays of Moli re s, I was disappointed by this one I m not saying it s a bad drama, but it leaves a lot to be desired.I was soooo annoyed by the stupidity of almost all of the characters, especially Sosias and Amphitryon They even admit to themselves both that there is another one of them existing somehow, and they still forget about it when they meet each other or each other , and instead of stopping and thinking which one it coul I [...]

  • Amandine

    A nouveau une pi ce de Moli re lue pour un de mes cours et laquelle j ai t aussi insensible qu mon ordinaire L humour de Moli re ne m atteint d cid ment pas et me laisse de marbre Le sujet lui m me tait assez int ressant la question du double, du sosie et de l imposture, mais trait peut tre un peu trop rapidement mon go t La fin arrive trop facilement et m a paru d plac e presque Quelques aventures suppl mentaires ne m auraient pas d plu En ce qui concerne la forme versifi e, M A nouveau une pi [...]

  • Cyndie

    Quand les dieux se m lent des histoires d Hommes, cela devient la pagaille, surtout quand il est question de s duire une femme fid le son poux.Pas mal, mais c est loin d tre la meilleure pi ce de Moli re.

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  • Heidi (KosminenK)

    I don t know about Wilbur I read this in a wonderful Finnish translation by Otto Manninen Gods messing with with people s lives Semi hysterical farce.

  • Jason Furman

    Richard Wilbur

  • Tasha

    Interesting differences from Plautus play.

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