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Bourgeois Gentilhomme

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Bourgeois Gentilhomme by . Moliere
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A nouveau riche bourgeois gentleman makes a jackass of himself by trying to impress everyone with his importance and wealth. He will not permit his daughter to marry anyone who is not a nobleman and is quite willing to suffer an indignity providing it comes from a person of quality. He will lend money, with no hope of recovery, to anyone who claims to be on speaking terms with the king. His attempts to dress in a style suitable to his new station are ludicrous. Finally he is made the butt of a practical joke, takes part unwittingly in the marriage of his daughter to a man of her choice, and is properly initiated into the nobility by a sham ceremony that only emphasises the servility of those that pretend to greatness.-6 women, 16 men
Release date Australia
April 27th, 2015
Author
Contributors
Translated by Miles Malleson Volume editor Miles Malleson
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Samuel French Inc
Pages
80
Dimensions
140x220x4
ISBN-13
9780573013591
Product ID
1755405

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