Molier’s The School for Wives

Finalist, National Book Awards 1972 for Translation

cover of Molier's The School for Wives translated by Richard Wilbur
ISBN 9780156795012
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
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In this biting comedy of Arnolphe’s errors, the hapless man is undone by his own double dealing and double standards. Richard Wilbur’s subtle verse translation illuminates Moliere at his wittiest.