The Resource Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five acts, (ebook)

Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five acts, (ebook)

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Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five acts
Title
Cyrano de Bergerac
Title remainder
a heroic comedy in five acts
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Language
eng
Summary
Based on the real life of the seventeenth century French dramatist of the same name, "Cyrano de Bergerac" is Edmond Rostand's classic romantic play. Cyrano, a cadet in the French Army, is a talented duelist, poet, and musician, however he has extreme self-doubt in matters of love due to the large size of his nose. Cyrano is conflicted by his inability to summon the confidence to tell the woman that he adores, Roxane, how he truly feels. He writes her a letter expressing his love with the intent of giving it to her during a rendezvous, however, when he learns that Roxane is in love with another, a handsome new cadet, Christian de Neuvillette, he withholds his admission. Christian lacks the intellect and wit to woo Roxane and enlists the help of Cyrano who, despite being against his own self-interest, agrees. First performed in 1897, "Cyrano de Bergerac", is one of the most popular plays in the French language, which brilliantly dramatizes the idea that beauty is only skin deep and that true love is about more than just physical attractiveness. This edition follows the translation of Gladys Thomas and Mary F. Guillemard and includes an introduction by W. P. Trent
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Midwest
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1868-1918
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Rostand, Edmond
Dewey number
842/.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1907-2005
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  • Fry, Christopher
  • hoopla digital
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  • Cyrano de Bergerac
  • Electronic books
  • France
  • Authors, French
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adult
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Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five acts, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420954098
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907133
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907133
System control number
MWT11907133
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cyrano de Bergerac : a heroic comedy in five acts, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781420954098
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11907133
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11907133
System control number
MWT11907133
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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