Béjart

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Béjart

(French beʒar)
n
(Biography) Maurice (mɔris). 1927–2007 French dancer and choreographer. His choreography is characterized by a combination of classic and modern dance and acrobatics
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This particular narrative, one that interprets Moliere's plays through what can only be subjective tales about Moliere's deep but waning feelings for his long-time companion Madeleine Bejart and tortured ones for Armande Bejart, dominates more than half the book.
Was Armande, in fact, the sister or the daughter of Moliere's former lover Madeleine Bejart?
In describing an excursion to the country property of Madeleine Bejart, for instance, she writes, "I was on a quest, not for information, not for a new fact or a new document but for what would awaken my imagination." Similarly, in her introduction, she describes her task as biographer: "I order what I know or I believe I know so as to create characters--whom I choose to call Moliere and Madeleine--who could have made with some degree of probability the choices I believe the real Moliere and the real Madeleine to have made."