Book
French
Title
Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand; préface et Clés de l'oeuvre par Claude Aziza
Author
Edmond Rostand
Author of introduction
Claude Aziza
Language
French
Edition
Édition revue et augmenteé
Publisher
Paris: Pocket, 2015 | Other editions
391 p.
ISBN
9782266147170 (paperback)

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About Edmond Rostand

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (UK: , US: , French: [ɛdmɔ̃ ʁɔstɑ̃]; 1 April 1868 – 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist. He is associated with neo-romanticism and is known best for his 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac. Rostand's romantic plays contrasted with the naturalistic theatre popular during the late nineteenth century. Another of Rostand's works, Les Romanesques (1894), was adapted to the 1960 musical comedy The Fantasticks.

Early life

Rostand was born in Marseille, France, into a wealthy and cultured Provençal family. His father was an economist, a poet who translated and edited the works of Catullus, and a member of the Marseille Academy and the Institut de France. Rostand studied literature, history, and philoso…Read more on Wikipedia