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Racine : the power and the pleasure

Racine : the power and the pleasure

Author: C E J Caldicott; Derval Conroy
Publisher: Dublin : University College Dublin Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

Essays in English by French, Irish and German academics, which explore the relevance and interest of the tragic theatre today of the French dramatist, Jean Racine (1639-99).


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Genre/Form: Actes de congrès
Named Person: Jean Racine; Jean Racine
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C E J Caldicott; Derval Conroy
ISBN: 1900621576 9781900621571 1900621568 9781900621564
OCLC Number: 490718850
Notes: Textes issus d'une Conférence internationale organisée à Dublin en octobre 1999.
Description: 1 vol. (XI-250 p.) : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Racinian hero and the classical theory of characterization, Georges Forestier; Racine's use of maxims, Jean-Louis Backes; women and power in "Britannicus" and "Berenice": the battle of blood and tears, Christian Biet; gender, power and authority in "Alexandre le Grand" and "Athalie", Derval Conroy; constructions of identity: mirrors of the "Other" in Racine's theatre, Jane Conroy; Racine's "Jacobite" plays: the politics of the Bible, Edric Caldicott; les freres ennemis: Racine, Moliere, and "la querelle du theatre", Robert McBride; Voltaire, women and reception: Racine in the 18th century, Marc Serge Riviere; pleasure in Racine, Louis van Delft; the magic and pleasure of "Berenice" today, Jean-Michel Delacomptee; Esther: prototype of an oratorio? The collaboration of Racine and Jean-Baptiste Moreau, Susanne Hartwig and Berthold Warnecke; Moreau as teacher: the impact of his vocation on the composition of "Esther", Grainne Gormley; Racine and the three vanities, Alain Viala.
Other Titles: Congrès
Responsibility: edited by Edric Caldicott and Derval Conroy.


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"Caldicott and Conroy are to be congratulated on a volume which, powerfully, offers its readers the pleasure of further exploration in the universe of Racine." PFSCL XXIX, 57 2002 "Exceptional!" Read more...

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