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The Cid / Cinna / The Theatrical Illusion Pierre Corneille

The Cid / Cinna / The Theatrical Illusion

Pierre Corneille

Published January 30th 1976
ISBN : 9780140443127
Paperback
288 pages
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This volume compiles three of Corneilles most lauded plays:The Cid, Corneilles masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama- Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama- andTheMoreThis volume compiles three of Corneilles most lauded plays: The Cid, Corneilles masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama- Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama- and The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shakespeares exuberant comedies.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.