Controversy in French Drama: Moliere's Tartuffe and the Struggle for Influence

Controversy in French Drama: Moliere's Tartuffe and the Struggle for Influence

By: Julia Prest (author)Hardback

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In 1664, Moliere's Tartuffe was banned from public performance. This book provides a detailed, in-depth account of five-year struggle (1664-69) to have the ban lifted and, so doing, sheds important new light on 1660s France and the ancien regime more broadly.

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About Author

Julia Prest is Senior Lecturer in the Department of French at the University of St Andrews, UK.

Contents

1. The Struggle for Influence: The Stakes and their Protagonists 2. What Is a faux devot? The Hypocrite 3. What Is a faux devot? The Zealot 4. What Is a vrai devot and Is He a veritable homme de bien? 5. The Struggle for Influence: Tartuffe in an Age of Absolutism

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/12/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137343994
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 258
  • ID: 9781137343994
  • weight: 455
  • ISBN10: 1137343990

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