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The Farce Of Master Pierre Patelin

Master Pierre Patelin

The Farce of Master Pierre Patelin is a classic play written by an anonymous author in the 15th century, and the title character is a cunning lawyer who is known for his ability to manipulate situations to his advantage. The play is a satirical comedy that pokes fun at the legal system and the corruption that was prevalent in medieval France.The story follows the antics of Master Pierre Patelin as he tries to avoid paying his debts to a local merchant. Patelin is a master of deception and uses his wit and charm to convince the merchant that he is insane and unable to pay his debts. The merchant, who is frustrated by Patelin's antics, seeks the help of a judge to settle the matter.The judge, who is also corrupt, is no match for Patelin's cunning and is quickly outwitted by the lawyer. In the end, Patelin is able to avoid paying his debts and walks away victorious.The Farce of Master Pierre Patelin is a timeless classic that continues to be studied and performed today. It is a testament to the enduring popularity of satire and comedy as a means of social commentary.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 15th, 2006
  • Pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.37in - 0.54lb
  • EAN: 9781428603929
  • Categories: GeneralMotivational & InspirationalGeneral