Molière's Legacy In Le Tartuffe

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One of the most significant individuals that Louis invited to court was Molière, a French actor and playwright. Molière provided entertainments for the court, and offered great works such as Le Tartuffe, le Misanthrope, and L’Avare. Le Tartuffe is by far one of the most controversial plays by Molière, and Louis was accepting of controversial ideas in court, leading to writers such as Molière to be able to produce works of expression (Eggert 420). It is possible that Molière’s legacy would not have been what it is without Louis XIV. The commissioning of Molière at Versailles was a strategic and beneficial action on Louis’s part, because Louis established this legacy at his own court, allowing the kingdom to see the diverse artistic talent that
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