Richard Wilbur's translations of classic French drama are among the undiscovered treasure of our recent literature. - The Hudson Review Moliere's late, elegant comedy, based on Plautus' Roman version, alludes to the love affairs of the French king. This is the fourth and final volume of Theatre Communication Group's series (with cover designs by Chip Kidd), completing trade publication of these vital theatrical works. ncludes Richard Wilbur's translation tes.Richard Wilbur is a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and a former poet laureate of the United States. His verse translations of Moliere's plays have been performed for audiences throughout the world.
Richard Wilbur received his B.A. from Amherst College and an M.A. from Harvard. Wilbur's publications include six volumes of poetry and two collections of his selected verse, a volume of his collection verse, translations of Moliere's four most outstanding verse plays, a collection of of his prose and two books for children