loading

1-866-598-8449

Customer Service available Mon - Fri 9am to 9pm EST Sat & Sun 1pm to 8pm EST

Feydeau: Three Farces (A Close Shave, Fitting for Ladies, Sauce for the Goose)

Feydeau: Three Farces (A Close Shave, Fitting for Ladies, Sauce for the Goose)

Georges Feydeau, Peter Meyer

ISBN: 9781840023961

A collection of three farces from Georges Feydeau, commonly accepted to be France's best comic dramatist since Moliere. This collection includes three plays translated by British translator Peter Meyer.

More Information Below:

Description | Author(s)
$29.95
Paperback

This item is not in stock, but you aren't out of luck!

Let us know if you need it! We'll notify you once it is available.

Before adding items to your notifications list, please create an account or log-in.


Licensing Rights for this title are not available through Samuel French.


Description
"Georges Feydeau, once considered as purveyor of slapstick farces, is now accepted as France's best comic dramatist since Moliere. He once said that to make people laugh you have to place your cast in a dramatic situation and then observe them from a comic angle, but they must never do or say anything which is not strictly demanded, first by their character and secondly by the plot. This collection of farces includes the plays Fitting for Ladies, A Close Shave and Sauce for the Goose, all translated by Peter Meyer. In Fitting for Ladies, a man on the look-out for a new romantic rendezvous is mistaken for a dressmaker...In A Close Shave, a woman's would-be lover has to assume the identity of her artist husband, who is about to be called up for military service. In Sauce for the Goose, a man discovers that the woman he is pursuing is the wife of an old friend..."
Author(s)

Georges Feydeau

Georges Feydeau (1862 - 1921) was born in France to a well-known Parisian writer. He was influenced from a young age by prominent farcical authors such as Eugène Labiche and Henri Meilhac. His first significant international success, The Lady from Maxim's (La Dame de chez Maxim, 1899) and the monumental A Flea in Her Ear (La Puce à l’oreille, 1907) have been translated, adapted and produced ... view full profile

Now Playing
Loading
Producer
City
State
Opening
Closing