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EL AVARO DE MOLIERE

Harpagon is an old man obsessed with the wealth he has amassed. He is a widower, he has a son, Cléante, and a daughter, Élise. Although he is over sixty, he is attempting to arrange a marriage between himself and an attractive young woman, Mariane. Mariane and Cléante are already devoted to each other, so he will attempt to procure a loan to help her and her sick mother, who are impoverished. On the other hand, Élise, Harpagon's daughter, is the beloved of Valère, but her father hopes to marry her to a wealthy man of his choosing, Mr. Anselm. Meanwhile, Valère has taken a job as steward in Harpagon's household so as to be lose to Élise. The end will bring us a discovery about some of the characters being long lost relatives.

A hilarious comedy of entanglements, between love and money.
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ISBN: 978-84-683-5369-2
Code: 132530
Publication date: 29/07/2021
124 pages
Size: 17.5cm x 23.0cm. Paperback
Cover price: 14.00 
Theme:Children's / Teenage fiction: Classic fiction
Biography
Navarro Durán, Rosa

Rosa Navarro Durán is emeritus professor of Spanish Literature of the Golden Age at the University of Barcelona. His text editions include the anonymous Libro de fates, the two dialogues of Alfonso de Valdés: Dialogue of things that happened in Rome and Dialogue of Mercurio and Carón, the Works of Luis Carrillo and Sotomayor, the Exemplary Novels of Miguel de Cervantes , etc. She is the author of The Look at the Text; Why do you have to read the classics? How to read a poem; Alfonso Valdés, author of "Lazarillo de Tormes"; "La Lozana Andaluza", a portrait in key; Open secrets; María de Zayas and other heteronyms of Castillo Solórzano, etc. her and numerous articles on textual problems, topics and commentaries from the Golden Age and contemporaries.

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