Le Cid and the Liar

Le Cid and the Liar by CORNEILLE PIERRE
QTY
-+
$19.95
 
 


ISBN
9780156035835
Date Released
Binding
Paperback
 
 

Only available to order
Estimated 10 - 14 business days until dispatch

Other Titles by CORNEILLE PIERRE

Description
Information
Richard Wilbur's translations of the great French dramas have been a boon to acting troupes, students of French literature and history, and theater lovers. He continues this wonderful work with two plays from Pierre Corneille: Le Cid is Corneille's most famous play, a tragedy set in Seville that illuminates the dangers of being bound by honor and the limits of romantic love; The Liar is a farce, set in France and dealing with love,misperceptions, and downright falsifications, which ends, of course, happily ever after. These two plays, together in one volume, work in perfect tandem to showcase the breadth of Corneille's abilities. Taking us back to the time he portrays as well as the time of his greatest success as a playwright, they remind us of that the delights to be found on the French stage are truly ageless. AUTHOR: RICHARD WILBUR, one of America's most beloved poets, has served as poet laureate of the United States. He has received the National Book Award, two Pulitzer Prizes, the National Arts Club medal of honor for literature, and a number of translation prizes, including two Bollingen Prizes and two awards from PEN.
ISBN:
9780156035835
Publication Date:
11 / 08 / 2009

You might also like