By Edmond Rostand, Évelyne Amon
Cyrano de Bergerac est un mousquetaire, capitaine de los angeles compagnie des Cadets de Gascogne, malheureusement affublé d'un trop lengthy nez. Il aime en mystery sa cousine Roxane. Mais celle-ci lui demande de protéger un autre mousquetaire des Cadets de Gascogne, le beau Christian, dont elle est amoureuse. Cyrano, par amour pour elle et par amitié pour lui, accepte de favoriser leur liaison. Il va vivre son amour par procuration en aidant Christian à épouser Roxane, sur fond d''une épopée de cape et d'épée, en pleine guerre d'Espagne.
Rostand a signé avec cette comédie héroïque un chef-d'oeuvre de los angeles littérature universelle.
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Che cosa 2? SIMO:Vieni a me! DAVO:Che vuole questo zugo? SIMO:Che di' tu? DAVO:Per che cagione? SIMO:Domandine tu? Dicesi egli che '1 mi0 figliuolo vagheggia? DAVO:I1 popolo non ha akro pensiero che cotesto. S I M O : Ti2gli tu il sacco o no? DAVO:Che! 10 cotesto? S I M O : Ma domandare ora di queste cose non sta bene ad uno buono padre, perche m'importa poco quello ch'egli ha fatto innanzi a questo tempo. E io, mentre che '1 tempo lo pativa, ne sono stat0 contento, ch'egli abbi sfogato l'animo suo.
Instead of mounting a second production of The Mandrake, Machiavelli dashed off Clizia. ) The festivities for what is presumed to be the first performance, January 1 3 , I 525, were garish and raucous in the extreme. They aroused the indignation of contemporaries, but the fame of the play "inspired everyone with the desire to see it," so that "all the leading citizens" of Florence as well as "the highest ranking members of the government then in power" came to the performance-one that, according to Vasari, "was very pleasing to everyone.
But why talk so much about it? Let's try to find in Panfilo what I'm counting on, unless it's missing because of Davo. That leaves Cremete: in the long run, I'll have to calm him down; I hope I can do it. For the moment, your job is to fake this wedding perfectly, to make Davo become discouraged, and to keep an eye on my son's doings and on what he and Davo are plotting. S O S I A : Fine, I'll take care of everything. Let's go inside now. S I M O : Go ahead. I'll be right there. SOSIA: SIMO: SCENE TWO Simo, Davo.
Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Évelyne Amon