L'Affaire Tartuffe: Or the Garrison Officers Rehearse Moli?re

L'Affaire Tartuffe: Or the Garrison Officers Rehearse Moli?re

Marianne Ackerman / Jan 18, 2021

L Affaire Tartuffe Or the Garrison Officers Rehearse Moli re It is years since the Battle of the Plains of Abraham and years before the American Revolution The British garrison in Montreal is rehearsing Moli re s Tartuffe hoping to impress the local ladie

  • Title: L'Affaire Tartuffe: Or the Garrison Officers Rehearse Moli?re
  • Author: Marianne Ackerman
  • ISBN: 9780921833093
  • Page: 292
  • Format: Paperback
  • It is 14 years since the Battle of the Plains of Abraham and 2 years before the American Revolution The British garrison in Montreal is rehearsing Moli re s Tartuffe, hoping to impress the local ladies with their French effort Matters are complicated by the Church, however, which had banned theatre productions in Qu bec since 1694, and is especially loathe to allow a proIt is 14 years since the Battle of the Plains of Abraham and 2 years before the American Revolution The British garrison in Montreal is rehearsing Moli re s Tartuffe, hoping to impress the local ladies with their French effort Matters are complicated by the Church, however, which had banned theatre productions in Qu bec since 1694, and is especially loathe to allow a production of the blasphemous Tartuffe Political intrigue gets in the way too, as locals and officers get swept up the romance of the revolution to the south, plotting treason in Qu bec And, naturally, there is love alliances of the heart which respect no political, cultural or linguistic borders L Affaire Tartuffe is inspired by historical fact the first performance by anglophones in Qu bec was put on by British garrison officers stationed in Montreal They chose to debut with Moli red they performed in French Ackerman weaves a riveting drama of cross cultural love affairs, the stranglehold of Church and State, and the seditious plans to join the Yankees to the south.

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    About "Marianne Ackerman"

      • Marianne Ackerman

        Born in Belleville, Ontario Grew up on a farm in Prince Edward County Attended Nicholson Catholic College Studied Political Science at Carleton University and Drama at U of T MA, 1981 Author of three novels, short fiction collection, and a dozen plays including Triplex Nervosa, set to premiere April 23, 2015 at Centaur Theatre, Montreal Has been a journalist since joining the Picton Bureau of the Whig Standard at age 18, writing for the Globe and Mail, Saturday Night, Walrus, Maisonneuve, Montreal Gazette etc Founder and editor of roverarts, an online arts magazine Lives in Montreal with her husband Gwyn Campbell.


    610 Comments

    1. Not entirely clear why others haven't rated this higher. Although a strong grasp of both French and English are helpful in reading this play, they're not required. With the exception of a few Québécois colloquialisms and the archaic Moliere being rehearsed, it's quite accessible to Anglophones with university level French. Ackerman provides a well designed set of insights into the complicated nature of the Quebec act at the time of its passing. The relationships between the romantic characters [...]



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