Les Femmes Savantes

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Les Femmes Savantes is a 1672 play by Molière. The theme is that of education for women.

The original text

Translations and adaptations

Translated into English, entitled The Learned Ladies.

Performance history in South Africa

1956: The Learned Ladies was presented by the University of Cape Town's Speech and Drama Department at the Little Theatre in September, directed by Mavis Taylor.


World Drama by Allardyce Nicoll. Harrap, 1949. p.333.

Inskip, 1972. P.143.

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