France marks 400 years of Moliere, master of stage and satire

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Baptised on January 15, 1622, and probably born a day or two before, Moliere – real name Jean-Baptiste Poquelin – remains as central to French culture as Shakespeare to the English-speaking world. When the French refer to their native tongue, it is as the “language of Moliere”. Many of the celebrations will be staged in […]
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