Item description for Moliere: L'Ecole des Femmes, Student Ed. (Focus Student Editions) (French Edition) by Myrna Bell Rochester & Eileen M. Angelini...
The Focus Student Editions are designed for French language courses in literature and culture. Prepared with non-native French speakers in mind, these editions include an introduction (in French), the complete work, and linguistic and cultural notes in French, a current bibliography and study questions.
Moliere's 1662 comedy "L'ecole des femmes" is considered by critics to be among his finest work. The story of a man who is so obsessed by feminine unfaithfulness that he plans to marry his young, naive ward, whom he has groomed to be the perfect wife, is a classic example of Moliere's bold comedic style.
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Studio: Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.52" Width: 6.74" Height: 0.35" Weight: 0.47 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2006
Publisher Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Co.
ISBN 1585101540 ISBN13 9781585101542
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More About Myrna Bell Rochester & Eileen M. Angelini
Myrna Bell Rochester (Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles) has taught at UCLA and at Stanford University. She is the co-author of college textbooks and educational materials, including several annotated texts in French literature for Focus Publishing.
Eileen M. Angelini (Ph.D. Brown University) is Professor of French at Canisius College and Fulbright Scholar. She has won multiple research grants from the U.S., French, and Canadian governments. She is a frequent presenter at national and regional conferences and the author of publications on literary analysis and on pedagogy. Her pedagogical publications focus on second language acquisition, the professions, and cross-cultural communication. Dr. Angelini is a Question Leader for the AP French Language and Culture Examination, a Senior Reviewer for the AP Audit, and a College Board Consultant.
Reviews - What do customers think about Moliere: L'Ecole des Femmes, Student Ed. (Focus Student Editions) (French Edition)?
classic work, good guide May 23, 2009
Moliere's play is of course a classic, and there's a lot you can get out of it. I like these student editions because they have some beginning info about context and style and extensive footnotes in the actual text to explain archaic vocabulary or references that the average English-speaker would not understand. It would've been a lot harder to understand the play without these helpful notes. Still, there were some times when the footnotes explained something that was obvious while neglecting something I found confusing. Overall, the best version for students of French.