The renowned French playwright Molière's most masterful and most frequently performed play, skillfully translated into English by Richard Wilbur. This edition includes the original French.
The rich bourgeois Orgon has become a bigot and prude. The title character, a wily opportunist and swindler, affects sancity and gains complete ascendancy over Ogron, who not only attemps to turn over his fortune but offers his daughter in marriage to his "spiritual" guide.
Translated and with an Introduction by Richard Wilbur.