The School for Wives and The Learned Ladies, by Moliere

Two comedies in an acclaimed translation.
Author(s): Richard Wilbur
Genre: Drama
Original Publish Date: Nov 15, 1991
Product Number: EB00031240
Released: Nov 15, 1991
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547544533
Publisher: Mariner Books
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The School for Wives concerns an insecure man who contrives to show the world how to rig an infallible alliance by marrying the perfect bride; The Learned Ladies centers on the domestic calamities wrought by a domineering woman upon her husband, children, and household. "Wilbur...makes Moliere into as great an English verse playwright as he was a French one" (John Simon, New York). Introductions by Richard Wilbur.

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