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Mo·lière

 (mōl-yâr′) Pen name of Jean Baptiste Poquelin. 1622-1673.
French playwright whose sophisticated comedies include Tartuffe (1664), The Misanthrope (1666), and The Bourgeois Gentleman (1670).

Molière

(French mɔljɛr)
n
(Biography) real name Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. 1622–73, French dramatist, regarded as the greatest French writer of comedy. His works include Tartuffe (1664), Le Misanthrope (1666), L'Avare (1668), Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (1670), and Le Malade imaginaire (1673)

Mo•lière

(moʊlˈyɛər)

n. (Jean Baptiste Poquelin)
1622–73, French playwright.
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Jean Baptiste Poquelin, known by his stage name Moliere, was a French playwright and actor who is considered one of the greatest masters of comedy in Western literature.
El hecho de que se trate de un clasico obligara a todo director que tome en sus manos un texto de Moliere a leerlo con ojos de contemporaneidad, pero lejos de la facilidad erronea en que pueden caer las situaciones descritas por Jean Baptiste Poquelin.
pen name of Jean Baptiste Poquelin, 1622 - 1673) French comic dramatist.