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Social Structures in Molière’s Theater

James F. Gaines

Front Matter
Table of Contents, List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
1. Social Indicators in Seventeenth–Century France
2. Fundamental Social Structures in Molière’s Theater
3. Exemplary Nobility and Unworthiness
4. Social Closure and Usurpation
5. Bourgeois Reciprocity and Imbalance
6. Socioeconomic Integrity and Parasitism
Conclusion: Molière and Ideology
Bibliography
Index
Back Matter

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