Cyrano de Bergerac
by Edmond Rostand and Peter Connor and Gertrude Hall


Overview - &&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RCyrano de Bergerac&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&REdmond Rostand&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras.  Read more...

 
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Overview
&&LDIV&&R&&LDIV&&R&&LI&&RCyrano de Bergerac&&L/I&&R, by &&LB&&REdmond Rostand&&L/B&&R, is part of the &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R&&LI&&R &&L/I&&Rseries, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics&&L/I&&R: &&LDIV&&R
    New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary historical, biographical, and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations, parodies, poems, books, plays, paintings, operas, statuary, and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study questions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices & Glossaries, when appropriate
All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest. &&LI&&RBarnes & Noble Classics &&L/I&&Rpulls together a constellation of influences--biographical, historical, and literary--to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring works.&&L/DIV&&R&&L/DIV&&R&&LP style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"&&R &&L/P&&R&&LP style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"&&ROne of the most beloved heroes of the stage, Cyrano de Bergerac is a magnificent wit who, despite his many gifts, feels that no woman can ever love him because of his enormous nose. He adores the beautiful Roxanne but, lacking courage, decides instead to help the tongue-tied but winsome Christian woo the fair lady by providing him with flowery sentiments and soulful poetry. Roxanne is smitten--but is it Christian she loves or Cyrano? &&L/P&&R&&LP&&RA triumph from the moment of its 1897 premiere, &&LI&&RCyrano de Bergerac&&L/I&&R has become one of the most frequently produced plays in the world. Its perennial popularity is a tribute to the universal appeal of its themes and characters.&&L/P&&R&&LP&&R&&LB&&RPeter Connor&&L/B&&R is Associate Professor of French and comparative literature at Barnard College, Columbia University. He is the author of &&LI&&RGeorges Bataille and the Mysticism of Sin&&L/I&&R (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).&&L/P&&R&&L/DIV&&R

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781593083878
  • ISBN-10: 1593083874
  • Publisher: Barnes & Noble
  • Publish Date: May 2008
  • Page Count: 171
  • Dimensions: 0.5 x 5 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.4 pounds


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