First English translation of Gottsched's five original comedies.Herr Germann, in deference to the dying wish of his wife that their children have a French upbringing, has placed the Parisian ... however, nothing funny about the French characters. ... Mademoiselle even teaches little Hannchen obscene French songs and both children French oaths with which they pepper their speeches.
|Title||:||Pietism in Petticoats and Other Comedies|
|Author||:||Louise Adelgunde Victorie Gottsched, Thomas Kerth, John Raymond Russell|
|Publisher||:||Boydell & Brewer - 1994-01-01|