Le Tartuffe: Ou L'Imposteur (Pocket Classiques) (French Edition)
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- Languages:French (Unknown), French (Original Language), French (Published)
- Media:Mass Market Paperback
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- Dimensions (in):6.9 x 4.3 x 0.6
- Publication Date:January 31, 2003
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Tartuffe is a comedy by Molière, and arguably his most famous play. It was written in and first performed in 1664 at the fêtes held at Versailles, and almost immediately censored by the outcry of the dévots, who were very influential in the court of King Louis XIV.
While the king had little interest in suppressing the play, he eventually did so because of the dévots. The word dévots referred to those who claimed to be very religious, but as Molière points out in Tartuffe, these same people were often religious hypocrites.
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