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The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion

Pierre Corneille - Author

John Cairncross - Translator

John Cairncross - Introduction by

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ISBN 9780140443127 | 288 pages | 30 Jan 1976 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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The Cid, Corneille’s masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama; Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama, while The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shakespeare’s exuberant comedies.