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  • Le Cidby Pierre Corneille

    Primento Digital 2012; US$ 0.99

    Une édition de référence du Cid de Corneille, spécialement conçue pour la lecture sur les supports numériques. « DON DIÈGUE Porte, porte plus haut le fruit de ta victoire : Je t'ai donné la vie, et tu me rends ma gloire ; Et d'autant que l'honneur m'est plus cher que le jour, D'autant plus maintenant je te dois de retour. Mais d'un cœur magnanime... more...

  • L'Illusion comiqueby Pierre Corneille

    Primento Digital 2012; US$ 0.99

    Une édition de référence de L’Illusion comique de Pierre Corneille, spécialement conçue pour la lecture sur les supports numériques. « Clindor L'amour dont la vertu n'est point le fondement Se détruit de soi-même, et passe en un moment ; Mais celui qui nous joint est un amour solide, Où l'honneur a son lustre, où la vertu préside ; Sa durée a toujours... more...

  • Le Cidby Pierre Corneille; Roscoe Mongan

    The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.34

    Pierre Corneille's tragicomedy Le Cid is based on the legend of the same name. It tells the story of Rodrigue and Chimene, whose fathers' feud violently interrupts their love. Though they never disavow their love for one another, revenge is deemed more important to each. Corneille's play sparked much dispute about dramatic method. more...

  • Polyeucteby Pierre Corneille; Thomas Constable

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.47

    This seventeenth-century drama in five acts was inspired by the tale of Saint Polyeuctus (rendered as 'Polyeucte' in French), a Roman convert to the faith who was martyred in 259 A.D. However, although an imaginatively retold version of the story of St. Polyeuctus comprises some of the plot of the play, Polyeucte also relates metaphorically... more...

  • The Illusionby Pierre Corneille; Tony Kushner

    Theatre Communications Group 1994; US$ 13.99

    Already a favorite of theatres throughout the country, Tony Kushner's free adaptation of Pierre Corneille's most original, theatrical comedy, L'Illusion Comique, blends magic and truth, obsession and caprice, romance and murder, into an enticing exploration of the greatest illusion--love. more...

  • The Theatre of Illusionby Richard Wilbur; Pierre Corneille

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2007; US$ 11.81

    Pierre Corneille, in his original dedication for The Theatre of Illusion, described the play as a "strange monster." He first called these five acts a comedy; later, a "caprice" and an "extravagant trifle." Written in 1635 and staged in 1636, the play vanished from the stage for the next three hundred years—to be revived in 1937 by Louis Jouvet... more...

  • Le Cid and The Liarby Pierre Corneille; Richard Wilbur

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2009; US$ 13.58

    Richard Wilbur’s translations of the great French dramas have been a boon to acting troupes, students of French literature and history, and theater lovers. He continues this wonderful work with two plays from Pierre Corneille: Le Cid is Corneille’s most famous play, a tragedy set in Seville that illuminates the dangers of being bound by honor and... more...

  • Corneille: Three Masterpiecesby Pierre Corneille; Ranjit Bolt

    OBERON BOOKS Ltd 1991; US$ 17.99

    Includes the plays The Liar, The Illusion, Le Cid Pierre Corneille (1606–84), the great seventeenth-century neoclassical dramatist, wrote over thirty plays during his long and varied career. Triumphant in both comedy and tragedy, his plays remain at the core of the repertory. When the young Molière saw The Liar (Le Menteur), a delightful chronicle... more...

  • Chief Plays of Corneilleby Pierre Corneille; Lacy Lockert

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 45.50

    "Well translated by Lacy Lockert, who provided an excellent critical introduction, this is a valuable selection of the plays of the great French Neo-Classicist. Included are Horace , The Cid , Cinna , Polyeucte , Rodugune , Nicomede ."— Library Journal . Originally published in 1952. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...

  • Cinnaby Pierre Corneille; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "EMILIE : Au milieu toutefois d'une fureur si juste, J'aime encor plus Cinna que je ne hais Auguste, Et je sens refroidir ce bouillant mouvement Quand il faut, pour le suivre, exposer mon amant. Oui, Cinna, contre moi, moi-même je m'irrite Quand je songe aux dangers où je te précipite." more...