The colbertism in the comedies of Molière

  • Boštjan Marko Turk University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Arts
Keywords: Molière, comedy, mercantilism, bourgeois, comical, Henri Bergson, monomania, mechanic, living creature’s organic movement, rhetorical figure

Abstract

The article deals with the role of the bourgeois in the great comedies of J. B. Molière. It shows the artist’s dichotomy regarding the class which was – in the time of Louis XIV – getting the decisive influence over the “state affairs”. The article tries to find the answer why.

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Published
2018-11-21
How to Cite
Turk, B. (2018). The colbertism in the comedies of Molière. Acta Neophilologica, 51(1-2), 71-90. https://doi.org/10.4312/an.51.1-2.71-90
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