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Original scientific paper

Ignorant schooling, more and less: Dubrovnik adaptations of Molière’s School for Wives and the Critique of the School for Wives

Lada Čale Feldman orcid id orcid.org/0000-0001-8879-9416 ; Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia


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Abstract

The paper opts for the feminist perspective while analyzing two 18th century Dubrovnik adaptations of Molière’s School for Wives and the Critique of the School for Wives. By pointing out symptomatic omissions, alterations and expansions of the two original texts, the paper attempts to validate the extent to which these adaptations make Molière’s texts humorously responsive to much stricter codes of gender conduct, and yet, from the linguistic point of view, to much less “refined” conversational discourse used by the Dubrovnik aristocracy of the time.

Keywords

Molière, School for Wives, Critique of the School for Wives, adaptation, feminist criticism

Hrčak ID:

193025

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https://hrcak.srce.hr/193025

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