Cyrano de Bergerac


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Cyrano de Bergerac
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Bergerac, Cyrano de:

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, 1619–55, French novelist. Satirizing the customs and beliefs of his time, he wrote two fantastic romances about visits to the moon and sun—L' Autre Monde; ou, Les Estats et empires de la lune (1657) and
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Bergerac, Cyrano de

does not reveal his love for Roxane. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]

Bergerac, Cyrano de

gallant Frenchman; mocked unceasingly for extremely large nose [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]
See: Nose

Bergerac, Cyrano de

composed eloquent love letters for another. [Fr. Lit.: Cyrano de Bergerac]

Cyrano de Bergerac

Savinien . 1619--55, French writer and soldier, famous as a duellist and for his large nose. He became widely known through the verse drama Cyrano de Bergerac (1897) by Edmond Rostand
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A new adaptation of the French masterpiece, Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, written and directed by Damien Ryan - the tale of the beautiful Roxane and the man who would love her, but for his outrageous nose - the play that brought the word "panache" into the English language.
Grosvenor Park Open Air Theatre presents A Midsummer Night's Dream, Othello and Cyrano de Bergerac in repertory between now and August 25.
A much more complex dynamic than what is found in Ruy Blas is present in Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac.
Cyrano de Bergerac, Rostand's most popular work, blends nostalgia for 17th century French life with swashbuckling heroism, romance, and lyrical verse.
The star, appearing as French swashbuckler Cyrano de Bergerac on the London stage, insists he does not mind audiences laughing at his outsized hooter.
In 1961, aged nine, he danced in Roland Petit's Cyrano de Bergerac with Marianne Walther and other youthful roustabouts.
A succession of engagements (with Janine Charrat's company and the Ballet des Etoiles) ends with an invitation from Roland Petit to appear in his Cyrano de Bergerac.
LEADING MAN: He's been France's top actor for more than 25 years, starring in films like Cyrano de Bergerac and Green Card, which made him a sex symbol.
Unlike The Hunchback of Notre Dame or Cyrano De Bergerac, old hands at this sort of crisis of romantic identity, Abby doesn't really seem to have any obvious shortcoming - well, apart from being short, that is.
In Jake and Dinos Chapman's edition sculpture of the severed head of an Italian art dealer, the nose has been given the full Cyrano de Bergerac treatment and become a dildo (giving new meaning to "blowing your nose").
Rauscher added, "Like its famous name Cyrano de Bergerac, noted for his elongated nose, Cyrano Workbench for Microsoft SQL Server `sniffs out' poorly running transactions so that they can be quickly and efficiently fixed.
Unfortunately Cyrano de Bergerac couldn't add good looks to his list of charms and accomplishments because he had a giant hooter.