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Literature and the sciences in the age of Molière

John Stephenson Spink

Literature and the sciences in the age of Molière

an inaugural lecture given at Bedford College, 20 January, 1953.

by John Stephenson Spink

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Published by International Book Club in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Molière, 1622-1673,
    • Seventeenth century,
    • France -- Intellectual life

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDC128 .S6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination26 p.
      Number of Pages26
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6165904M
      LC Control Number54037713
      OCLC/WorldCa2891085

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Literature and the sciences in the age of Molière. London, International Book Club [] (OCoLC) Online version: Spink, John Stephenson. Literature and the sciences in the age of Molière.

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Molière was born (and died) in the heart of Paris. His mother died when he was 10 years old; his father, one of the appointed furnishers of the royal household, gave him a good education at the Collège de Clermont (the school that, as the Lycée Louis-le-Grand, was to train so many brilliant Frenchmen, including Voltaire).

Although his. Molière was born in Paris, France, inthe son of rather prosperous middle-class parents, who sent him to good schools to be trained in law. However, somewhere along the way, Molière fell in love with the theater and was to devote his entire life to the theatrical profession.

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La populace, qui ne connaissait dans Molière que le comédien, et qui ignorait qu'il avait été un excellent auteur, un philosophe, un grand homme en son genre, s'attroupa en foule à la porte de sa maison le jour du convoi: sa veuve fut obligée de jeter de l'argent par les fenêtres; et ces misérables qui .