Piese de Pierre de Marivaux

Arlequin poli par l'amour
Having transported a sleeping Arlequin to her island, the fairy waits for him to awake. Her servant, Trivelin, questions her devotion to the young man who is too lazy, too gourmand, and too simple to be worthy of her love. Moreover, he reminds the fairy that she is engaged to Merlin, a powerful sorcerer, and breaking the engagement could have serious consequences. When Arlequin wakes up, the fairy indulges him with romantic entertainment, but he is more concerned with a ring she wears on her finger and being fed.
Félicie Fragment disponibil online
In a wonderland, a young girl, Félicie, is raised by a fairy. Her godmother can make her a gift, which is up to her to choose. Félicie chooses the gift of pleasing. The fairy grants her wish; and she places
Jocul dragostei si-al intimplarii
Deși au aranjat o căsătorie pentru copiii lor fără ca aceștia să se cunoască, părinții Silviei și ai lui Dorante le-au dat posibilitatea de a rupe logodna în caz că nu se plac. Ca să se poate cunoaște mai bine, neîngrădiți de convențiile sociale, aceștia fac schimb de roluri cu servitorii lor și de aici pornesc încurcăruei amplificate de dragostea care se naște între cei patru tineri.
L'Épreuve
Lucidor, a wealthy Parisian, is in love with Angélique, a young and innocent country bourgeois. After falling ill and watching Angélique cry for him, he is convinced that she loves him as well, but he is unsure of the motives behind this love. He thus decides to put Angélique through an ordeal to test whether he is loved for his money or for himself. In the name of friendship, Lucidor offers a rich friend to be married to Angélique to see whether she would reject him for love. In fact, this rich friend is none other than Lucidor’s valet, who is dressed up in rich man’s gear only for this trick.
L'Île de la raison
On the island of reason all people are reasonable. As the sage Blectrue, advisor to the governor of the island, explains to newcomers, it is women who pay court to the men. When individuals who are not reasonable land there, they lose their size in proportion to their degree of madness. Eight French land in this island: a courtier, his gascon secretary, named Frontignac, a countess and her maid Spinette, a poet, a philosopher, a doctor and a farmer. In their capacity as French, these characters have become dwarfs on arrival, but they are so in various degrees. One whose size is less affected by Blaise is the peasant, and therefore, he is the most reasonable. Blaise agrees frankly that he often overstepped the rules of temperance, and he often wanted to deceive the purchasers of his products. As he admits his mistakes and takes the resolution to correct them, he grows up in the eyes of his companions.
Insula sclavilor (L'Île des esclaves)
Iphicrate și sclavul lui, Arlequin, ca și Euphrosine și scva sa, Cléanthis, ajung pe Insula Scavilor, unde guvernatorul Trivelin a hotărât că stăpânii devin sclavi, iar aceștia stăpânii lor. Atât Arlequin cât și Cléanthis profită de această situație pentru a pune în evidență frivolitățile și răutățile stăpânilor lor. La final, situația revine cum era inițial.
La Colonie
A group of men and women from a conquered land are forced to take refuge on a desert island. They decided to establish institutions and vote for two governors for the island : Lord Timagène for the noble party and Mr Sorbin for the people. But refusing to be excluded from the new government, the women rebel against their condition of dependence and form their own council. Arthénice representing the noble party and Madam Sorbin the people. They decide to abolish love and marriage, which they consider as yet another form of female subjection, and thus forbid Lina from seeing her lover Persinet. But their support crumbles when Madam Sorbin triggers the anger of the other women by deciding that they should all make themselves ugly. When Arthénice and Madam Sorbin ask the men to give them access to all the functions the latter occupy, they delegate their powers to Hermocrate. Timagène find a solution to overturn the coup d'état by pretending they are being attacked, and sending the women to war. The latter refuse, and Madam Sorbin tells her husband to "Go to war, I'll to our home". The play ends with Timagène promising the women that their rights and best interests will be respected in the new statuses.
La Dispute
O poveste amuzantă, erotică și crudă despre patru orfani( doi băieți și două fete) care au fost credcuți în izolare față de lume și unul față de altul. Un aristocrat îi folosește pe post de cobai într-un experiment în care, eliberați în ”Grădina Paradisului” vor trebui să demonstreze cine este mai credincios: femeia sau bărbatul?
La double inconstance
Silvia și Arlequin sunt doi tineri care se iubesc din copilărie. Prințul Lelio este și el îndrăgostit de Silvia și o cere de soție, dar el îl refuză. Flaminia, confidenta prințului vrea să îi desparte și încearcă să-l facă pe Arlequin să se îndrăgostească de Lisette.
La Fausse Suivante
The themes of the play are seduction, money, power, cross-dressing. The main male character is a manipulative libertine who promises marriage to a rich countess for her fortune. The female protagonist of the play, disguised as a knight, punishes both, the man by deceit, and the woman for her frivolity.
Falsa servitoare sau Vicleanul pedepsit (La Fausse Suivante ou Le Fourbe puni)
Temele piesei sunt seducția, banii, puterea, schimbarea de identitate. Personajul principal masculin este un libertin manipulator care a promis că se căsătorește cu o bogată contesă pentru averea ei. Persobajul feminin se deghizează în cavaler și îi pedepsește pe amândoi: pe bărbat pentru faptul că e excroc, pe femeie pentru frivolitatea ei.
La Femme fidèle Fragment disponibil online
Comedie de situații și moravuri în care sunt surprinse și satirizate moravurile societății contemporane autorului.
La Méprise
Two sisters, both blonde and charming, dress the same. The play is set in a park, where the young ladies are having a walk, hiding their face behind a mask. Ergaste, the lover, thinks he is talking to one sister when in fact it is the other. quid pro quos follow, until the two sisters disappear together.
La Nouvelle Colonie
The play is set on a fictitious Ancient Greek island inhabited with exiles, nobles from the Ancient Times such as Arthénice and Timagène, and Modern gentlemen and gentlewomen like Mr and Madam Sorbin. The population of the island urges Timagène and Mr Sorbin to write the laws of the colony. Arthénice, loved by Timagène, and Madam Sorbin, seize the opportunity to rebel against marculine tyranny and reclaim the right to pass laws too. In her speech to the women's assembly, Arthénice unveils Marivaux's arguments to support women's right to equality, stating that their inferiority is only due to their lack of education. But Madam Sorbin divides their support by passing the law that women should all become ugly, so that men would not woo them and they would not risk being enslaved once more. The men try to appease the insurrection by reminding the women of what they call their duties, but they lack arguments and pretexts against the women's inexhaustible eloquence. Timagène eventually finds a way to stop them, by pretending that the colony is attacked and the women will have to take arms and defend their land. They then accept to go home and let the men fight an imagined menace, when Timagène promises them that their rights and interests will be taken into consideration in the new statuses of the colony.
La Provinciale
La Surprise de l'amour
After having been betrayed by a woman, Lélio renounces love and retires to the countryside with his valet, Arlequin, whose adventures in love are similar. Arlequin, who loves everything about women, including their faults, struggles with the task of forgetting them. One of Lélio's servants, Jacqueline, hopes to marry Pierre, a servant at the nearby home of the countess. Lélio refuses to allow the two to marry, as he imposes his own viewpoint on his entire household.
Le Préjugé vaincu
Angélique knew very well that she loved Dorante, but she didn't want to. Being the daughter of a marquis she didn't want to marry someone middle class however rich and well brought up he may be. She shared her feelings, not to her father, who looked upon this marriage with pleasure, but to Lisette her chambermaid, who, although speaking the dialect of her village, and the daughter of a simple tax lawyer was not less determined to not marry down. Dorante, as a test, said he had a partner to suggest to Angélique: a well-educated young man, rich, esteemed in all aspects, but middle class. Angélique refused. When Dorante told her that he spoke of himself, Angélique was somewhat disconcerted, but persistent. The Marquis then offered his youngest daughter to Dorante. Angélique called for Dorante; she didn't want him to see her sister, she didn't want him to leave. At first Dorante looked at her astonished then tenderly. Angélique looked at him. He fell to her feet, she made him get up: pride had given up against love.
Le Prince travesti
Le prince de Léon se fait passer pour un aventurier (Lélio) afin d'explorer le monde, connaitre la nature humaine et éventuellement trouver sa future épouse. Cette pièce, dans laquelle Marivaux a prêté son esprit à tous les personnages, dont les plus favorisés sont Hortense, Lélio et Arlequin, connut dix-huit représentations, ce qui était alors un grand succès. Marivaux, presque à son début, avait déjà des ennemis et, comme on craignait une cabale, la pièce ne fut pas annoncée d’avance.
Triumful dragostei (Le Triomphe de l'amour)
O piesă plină de ironie la adresa iubirii şi a puterii care vorbeşte despre taina sentimentelor, identităţile multiple şi separarea adevăratelor sentimente de falsele iluzii. O comedie spumoasă cu răsturnări de situaţie și travesty.
Les Acteurs de bonne foi
La nunta Angelicăi cu Éraste, Merlin improvizează o comedie cu câțiva actori. Textul crează confuzia dintre realitate și spectacol, subliniind importanța iluziei în teatru.
Les Fausses Confidences
This play explores the idea of deceiving someone in order to make them fall in love, a theme which has always been popular with playwrights and which had figured in several of Marivaux’s earlier plays.
Les Sincères
A once highly applauded performance, Les Sincères involves two couples, a master and his mistress, and a valet and a maid. The Marquise wants to love sincerely, but she does this through negative comments towards others and wishes to receive only positive ones. Although words of praise bother her, she wants others to acknowledge the grief that they cause her. She is vain, but she does not want her chambermaid to think so. Ergaste, her alter ego, claims that he has the ability to be sincere and insists that others believe him. If he had to lie to seem frank, he would do it. He prides himself on his ability to amaze and to be unique. He once declared himself guilty, just because it was his right. After having her heart dulled by Dorante’s gentleness, the Marquise seeks refuge in Ergaste. The world is filled with nothing but flattery; in all her life, he was the only man she found to be sincere.
Mahomet second
Ibrahim, a prince from the Komnenoi dynasty allied to the Greek imperial family and converted to Islam after being kidnapped by the Turks, becomes a favourite of Mahomet second. The sultan sent him to fellow prisoner Greek princess Irène to tell her that her father and brother are alive, and that he intends on marrying her. She refuses the sultan's offer and despises Ibrahim for submitting himself to the Turks. Mahomet, who wanted to marry his sister to Ibrahim, then decides to wed her to Lascaris, and expects Irène to be grateful and accept to marry him. He frees Théodore and Lascaris in front of Irène, and the act ends with Roxane and Lascaris professing love for each other.

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Pierre de Marivaux s-a nascut la data de 4 februarie 1688 in Paris, Franta.


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