Modern directors transform don juan in every new era, as each. Dom juan ou les trente six dernieres heures dun libertin don juan est en homme qui court sans cesse. His mother was the daughter of a prosperous bourgeois family. In tartuffe there is a powerful character, tartuffe himself, who tends to overshadow moliere s eccentric orgon. Molieres play takes place over the course of don juans final two days. Plays studied include the school for wives, the female scholars. Currently performing this play as part of my drama degree and it is hilarious. The date of birth of jeanbaptiste poquelin known as moliere is not precisely identified, it being only certain that he was baptised on january 15, 1622. Descended from the family of a bourgeois upholsterer, the young moliere has his future planned, logically following his father who is then. The play dom juan or the feast of stone written by moliere and published in 1665, is the third french adaptation of the myth of don juan, following dorimons version of 1659 and that of villiers in 1660. Company b theatre are thrilled to be bringing their version of molieres comedy don juan to barbican theatres intimate stage on. In the case of don juan, censors have sometimes attempted to decide which story versions are worth including. Molieres version of the story with the dom juan figure as crafty protagonist was presented for the first time at the theatre du palaisroyal on february 15 1665. I believe that two and two make four, sganarelle, and that four and four are eight.
Parliaments ban, while don juan was withdrawn and never restaged by moliere. The don juan myth is excellent material for one who can pull the strings on the emotions of his audience like moliere. One of moliere s bestknown plays, don juan was written while tartuffe was still banned on the stages of paris, and shared much with the outlawed play. Includes unlimited streaming of dom juan moliere theatre works via the free bandcamp app, plus highquality download in mp3, flac and more. More on genius dom juan les personnages track info. Molieres play takes place over the course of don juan s final two days. Dom juan moliere compagnie colette roumanoff theatre. Properly, jeanbaptiste poquelin, the name by which he became known to fame having been assumed when he went on the stage, to avoid embarrassing his family french comic poet. More on genius dom juan acte i, scene 2 track info. Essays and criticism on moliere s don juan critical essays.
Any other vice can be condemned by anybody who feels inclined to attack it. Analysis and discussion of characters in molieres don juan. Company b theatre present don juan a comedy by moliere. The misanthrope, tartuffe, and other plays oxford worlds. Indeed, those who have seen mozarts opera will see the major similarities between the two works however, moliere came first. The don juan mentality resides in many heads, whether one is aware or not, as a driver of fantasies. The affected misses, don juan, tartuffe, the misanthrope, the. Oscar mandel, both in person and through his new theatre of don juan, has. Don juan, the seducer of seville, originated as a herovillain of spanish folk legend, is a famous lover and scoundrel who has made more than a thousand sexual conquests. Moliere had become head of the troupe, due in part, perhaps, to his acting prowess and his legal training.
In addition this collection includes a spirited attack on his enemies and a defence of his theatre, in the form of two sparkling short plays, the school for wives criticized and the impromptu at versailles. Anannotatedbibliographyof versions,analogues,usesandadaptations. He puts don juan in the same position early in don juan, saying that dj is basically a. Aux etudiants ou lyceens qui recherchent des elements dinformation relatifs a moliere. David tennant stars in patrick marbers version of molieres story about a serial.
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Lord byron was born into a pretty posh family and he knows a thing or two about how to raise a spoiled child. Full text of moliere s don juan see other formats stop early journal content on jstor, free to anyone in the world this article is one of nearly 500,000 scholarly works digitized and made freely available to everyone in the world by jstor. Dom juan or the feast with the statue is a french play, a comedy in five acts, written by moliere, and based on the legend of don juan. In this circusfilled delightful piece, french playwright moliere picks fun at religion, medecine, temptation, hypocricy, and the feeble conquests of the heart. At the time of don juan, we felt there was such a level of. Lorenzo da ponte used moliere s don juan as a major source for his libretto don giovanni immortalized by the music of w. In preindustrialized europe, the only places that common people could publicly gather were at church and at the theatre. Project gutenberg offers 61,832 free ebooks to download. Dom juan moliere theatre espace marais cie michel b cmbsite. One of molieres bestknown plays, don juan was written while tartuffe was still banned on the stages of paris, and shared much with the outlawed play.
Upon seeing him for the first time, a maid exclaimed, le nez. Le dernier don juan en tournee theatre duceppe montreal. Don juan by moliere is a comedic play about the fictitious don juan, a notoriously atheistic and adulterous individual. Moliere s prose plays are available in a complementary oxford worlds classics edition, don juan. The title of molieres play is also commonly expressed as don juan, a spelling that began in the seventeenth century. The piece mocks the people who had criticised lecole des femmes by showing. Don juan 1926 streaming vostfr gratuit film francais hd. They recently performed as part of plymouth fringe festival, developing their down with clowns piece as a. Moliere s prose plays demonstrate both his versatility as a. Moliere, vlastnim jmenem jeanbaptiste poquelin, 15.
Later, he was granted the use of the theatre in the palaisroyal. Jan 25, 2001 don juan, the seducer of seville, originated as a herovillain of spanish folk legend, is a famous lover and scoundrel who has made more than a thousand sexual conquests. He enjoys and makes deliberate use of the force of identification. Dom juan moliere theatre espace marais cie michel b. The most famous play that does not follow this pattern is don juan, where moliere played the subordinate role of the don s servant, and the title character. Tartuffe at berkeley rep berkeley repertory theatre.1351 994 645 394 613 952 682 785 1011 298 154 734 360 708 737 902 1074 1424 809 1502 477 701 325 1433 1022 1033 359 1427 337 1449 670 153 297 701 11 419 675 888 47 1299 163