Marriage in Disguise
Translated by Nicholas Dromgoole
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Marriage in Disguise by Nicholas Dromgoole
Book DescriptionMoliere's plays transformed the writing of 17th century comedy, savagely satirising the Establishment of his day, and surviving only because he had the unwavering support of Louis XIV. His private life was even more controversial than his plays. Did he really tumble in and out of bed with so many beautiful people of both sexes? Did he marry his own daughter? Why did the Church refuse to bury him? Nicholas Dromgoole's play gives us fresh insight into this astonishing artist.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781840022063
(210mm x 130mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Oberon Books Ltd
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Nicholas Dromgoole
Nicholas Dromgoole's published work includes 'The Playwright as Rebel' (Oberon) and 'Sibley and Dowell', a portrait of one of the great dance partnerships of our time, as well as many introductions to volumes of classical and contemporary drama. For over thirty years hs was dance critic for the Sunday Telegraph and a regular contributor to other magazines and newspapers including The Times and Punch. He has lectured widely on drama and drama history and contributed to various arts broadcasts on radio and television.
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