Title
Cyrano de Bergerac / Edmond Rostand ; éd présentée, établie et annotée par Patrick Besnier
Author
Edmond Rostand
Adapter
Patrick Besnier
Language
French
Publisher
Place of publishing unknown: Gallimard, 2006 | Other editions
461 p.
ISBN
2-07-040931-7

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About Edmond Rostand

Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (UK: , US: , French: [ɛdmɔ̃ ʁɔstɑ̃]; 1 April 1868 – 2 December 1918) was a French poet and dramatist. He is associated with neo-romanticism and is known best for his 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac. Rostand's romantic plays contrasted with the naturalistic theatre popular during the late nineteenth century. Another of Rostand's works, Les Romanesques (1894), was adapted to the 1960 musical comedy The Fantasticks.

Early life

Rostand was born in Marseille, France, into a wealthy and cultured Provençal family. His father was an economist, a poet who translated and edited the works of Catullus, and a member of the Marseille Academy and the Institut de France. Rostand studied literature, history, and philosophy at the Collège Stanislas i…Read more on Wikipedia