“Richard Wilbur’s translations of classic French drama are among the undiscovered treasure of our recent literature. ”–The Hudson Review
Molière’s late, elegant comedy, based on Plautus’ Roman version, alludes to the love affairs of the French king. This is the fourth and final volume of Theatre Communication Group’s series (with cover designs by Chip Kidd), completing trade publication of these vital theatrical works. ncludes Richard Wilbur’s translation notes.
Richard Wilbur is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and a former poet laureate of the United States. His verse translations of Molière’s plays have been performed for audiences throughout the world.