Miser, Miser!

Scope and Content

This series contains a draft of the play.

Administrative / Biographical History

Burgess translated and adapted Molière's five-act comedy (L'Avare in French) into English. Molière's play is loosely based on the Latin comedy Aulularia by Plautus and was first performed in 1668 in the theatre of the Palais-Royal in Paris.