The Misanthrope Resources
Please don't use this as a reference, but feel free to laugh at this silly "biography" of Molière.
The Hotel Molière can make all your dreams come true. At least of sleeping in a hotel in Paris. If those are your dreams.
All you could want when it comes to Molière. Texts. Analysis. Funny pictures. Sure, it's in French, but if that's not your thang you can always pop it into your favorite Internet translator.
Another quasi-obsessive site. Want to know his whole biography? Where he slept? Where he took up his pen name? His favorite brand of cereal (working on that one)? Here you go.
Movie or TV Productions
From the heavy hitter of Scandinavian cinema himself, Ingmar Bergman, comes a modernized adaptation of The Misanthrope.
So it's not exactly an adaptation: failed actor directs ragtag band of teens in putting on an adaptation of The Misanthrope. It's so going on our Netflix queue.
This semi-biographical movie blends Molière's life and his plays together in what seems to be a highly rated theatrical concoction.
A dedication to Molière featuring the world's most famous mime, Marcel Marceau.
Articles and Interviews
If you want to check out editions of Molière's works that are older than your grandparents, Yale's Beinecke Library is the place to go. Pretty awesome.
Did you know that people used to pirate books? Yeah, we know, isn't that just called scanning nowadays?
And Molière just happened to start in the court. In front of the king. Times were hard.
Haven't got enough of the M-man yet? Well the good people over at the Encyclopedia Britannica will help with that.
You know you wanted to know what he was like when he was young. We guess he was a playa.
A one-minute summary of The Misanthrope, done by some very, very strange French metal girls.
The song that Alceste says is better than Oronte's poem
What else but a motivational poster for misanthropes?
Modern actors dressed up as seventeenth-century noblemen. Love the blush application.
Big M. Molière. He actually looks kind of sweet.