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Tartuffe (Hampton, translation) - Full Length Play, Comedy

Tartuffe (Hampton, translation)

Christopher Hampton, Jean Baptiste Moliere

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Full Length Play, Comedy

9m, 4f

ISBN: 9780573617461

Translated by Christopher
"The assumption behind this ferociously brilliant production is that Tartuffe is much too serious and alarming a work to be insulated behind any English equivalent of French classical style. The greatest compliment I can bestow on Hampton's translati…

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Full Length Play

Comedy

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This translation of Moliere's classic depiction of hypocrisy in action was done for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
"The assumption behind this ferociously brilliant production is that Tartuffe is much too serious and alarming a work to be insulated behind any English equivalent of French classical style. The greatest compliment I can bestow on Hampton's translation is that...you hardly notice it. Plain, perfectly phrased blank verse does the job." - London Times
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9m, 4f

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Christopher Hampton

Christopher James Hampton was born in England in 1946. While at Oxford University, he wrote about his experiences with adolescent homosexuality in the play When Did You Last See My Mother? The play moved from London's Royal Court Theatre to the Comedy Theatre, making Mr. Hampton the youngest modern playwright to debut in the West End. He then adapted the novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses into both a ... view full profile

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