His son assumed the same posts in However, the troupe had acquired large debts, mostly for the rent of the theatre a court for jeu de paume , for which they owed livres. Historians differ as to whether his father or the lover of a member of his troupe paid his debts; either way, after a hour stint in prison he returned to the acting circuit. It was also likely that he changed his name to spare his father the shame of having an actor in the family actors, although no longer vilified by the state under Louis XIV, were still not allowed to be buried in sacred ground.
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Shelves: books-read-in-original-language Based on Plautus, this is one of five Moliere comedies I read in my rudimentary French but good Latin in grad school after one defeat or another. A Duke Based on Plautus, this is one of five Moliere comedies I read in my rudimentary French but good Latin in grad school after one defeat or another. A Duke disapproved, but Boileau laughed, said to be the only one. Hence, earliest reviews dissed. In Aulularia, Lyconides confesses to a crime, "istuc facinus quod tuom sollicitat animum, id ego feci et fateor" IV.
As for my defeats increasing my appreciation: My major defeat was a high-status, mentally failing prof who did NOT read grad student papers. That fellow wrote embarassingly poorly, so he made a better career I left--for years. Got my first job where people had interviewed for 3 positions: we were on national news, more applicants to teach than to go to college ?
Was I better than the other English apllicants? I strongly recommend anyone, who is only beginning to read plays and has struggle understanding and enjoying their structure, to read this one. I laughed out loud at "What use will money be to us if it comes only when we are too old to enjoy it? I laughed out loud at times, because of the witty dialogue and the hilarity of some particular events.
The humor was fantastic, and this is coming from a person, who rarely ever laughs while reading. However, it also brought to mind many more serious themes, the most obvious one being miserliness, in other words, greed and the consequences of it. Whilst, at times the way it was presented was downright hilarious - there were moments when it really did create a sense of disgust and weariness. An impressive insight into the lives of families at the time it was written, and the paranoia, isolation and madness such greed can cause.
Moliére – Lakomec
Moliere – Lakomec