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Misanthrope, The (Le Misanthrope) Alternative title: The Man-Hater Author: Molière Date/place of 1st performance: 1666, Paris Date of 1st publication: 1667 Date of 1st translation to English: 1762 Genre: Com. in 5 acts; French alexandrines Setting/time of action: Célimène's home, Paris, 17th c. Cast: 8m, 3f 

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The Oxford Dictionary of Plays
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Michael Patterson

Alceste is totally committed to honesty and despises the hypocritical manners of his contemporaries. For example, he tells the poet ...

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