The Would-Be Gentleman by Molière

Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (known as The Bourgeois Gentleman or The Middle-Class Gentleman) is a five-act comédie-ballet—a ballet interrupted by spoken dialogue—by Molière, first presented on October 14, 1670 before the court of Louis XIV at the Château of Chambord by Molière's troupe of actors. The music was composed by Jean-Baptiste Lully, the choreography was by Pierre Beauchamp, the sets were by Carlo Vigarani and the costumes were done by the chevalier d’Arvieux.

The 208th greatest fiction book of all time


This book is on the following lists:

  1. - Great Books of the Western World (Great Books Foundation)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
The Would Be Gentleman Paperback 4574757 $10.78 $8.91 2005
The Would Be Gentleman Hardcover 11350223 $21.80 $35.99 2007
Comedies. Includes. School for Wives, ; Husbands; Tartuffe, Miser; Misantrhope, Would Be Gentleman, Imaginary Invalid Hardcover 7430620 $20.00 1985
The Would Be Gentleman Paperback 4833665 $11.16 $9.53 2010