Who is Moliere

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑ̃ batist pɔklɛ̃], [pɔkəlɛ̃]; 15 January 1622 (baptised) – 17 February 1673), known by his stage name Molière (UK: , US: , French: [mɔljɛʁ]), was a French playwright, actor, and poet, widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the French language and world literature. His extant works include comedies, farces, tragicomedies, comédie-ballets, and more. His plays have been translated into every major living language and are performed at the Comédie-Française more often than those of any other playwright today. His influence is such that the French language is often referred to as the "language of Molière".Born into a prosperous family and having studied at the Collège de Clermont (now Lycée Louis-le-Grand), Moli...
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Moorehn: who doesn't enjoy a pissing contest between racine and molière
Moorehn: racine, driven by ambition, resorts to poisoning the lead actor of moliere's comedies. one of the truly and literally toxic literary rivalries
Grumpyshrubbery: hey let's start a bleakly necessary thread about ways to stay warm when you can't put the heating on. some of these will be pretty obvious but if it helps, it helps.
Dailyquotebott: 'writing is like prostitution. first you do it for love, and then for a few close friends, and then for money.' -moliere
Drjspandya: the more we love our friends, the less we flatter them; it is by excusing nothing that pure love shows itself. - moliere
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The Sunshine Seeks My Little Room
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The sunshine seeks my little room
To tell me Paris streets are gay;
That children cry the lily bloom
All up and down the leafy way;
That half the town is mad with May,
With flame of flag and boom of bell:
For Carnival is King to-day;
So pen and page, awhile farewell.

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