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Tartuffe

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Molière Pf: 1664, Versailles (banned 3-act version); 1667, Paris (5-act version) Pb: 1...

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Tartuffe

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights).

A: Molière Pf: 1664, Versailles (banned 3-act version); 1667, Paris (5-act version) Pb: 1...

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Tartuffe

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A religious hypocrite, or a hypocritical pretender to excellence of any kind, from the name of the principal character (a religious hypocrite) in Molière's Tartuffe (1664).

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Tartuffe

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 81 words.

The quintessential religious hypocrite who is the central character of Molière’s play of the same name (1664). He

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Tartuffe

Noël Goodwin.

in Grove Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 228 words.

Opera in two acts by arthur Benjamin to a libretto by Cedric Cliffe after the play by Molière; London, New Opera Company at Sadler’s Wells Theatre, 30 November 1964.

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Tartuffe

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 54 words.

aloof, behoof, goof, hoof, pouffe, proof, roof, shadoof, spoof, Tartuffe, underproof, woof • flameproof • rainproof • greaseproof

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Tartuffe

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 54 words.

aloof, behoof, goof, hoof, pouffe, proof, roof, shadoof, spoof, Tartuffe, underproof, woof • flameproof • rainproof • greaseproof

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Tartuffe

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 27 words.

a religious hypocrite, or a hypocritical pretender to excellence of any kind, from the name of the principal character (a

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Tartuffe

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 453 words.

A: Molière Pf: 1664, Versailles (banned 3-act version); 1667, Paris (5-act version) Pb: 1669 Tr: 1670 G: Com.

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Tartuffe, Le

Ian Maclean.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 164 words.

Five‐act comedy by Molière, first performed in a partial version in 1664. It was banned from public performance

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Tartuffe (1664)

Michael Patterson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Plays

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights). 474 words.

Orgon and his elderly mother have fallen under the spell of a hypocritical rogue Tartuffe, whose pretended piety is a

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