Six Mediaeval French Farces (Mediaeval Studies v. 11)

Six Mediaeval French Farces (Mediaeval Studies v. 11)

By: Thierry Boucquey (translator)Hardback

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This volume offers English translations of six French farces dating from the beginning to the mid-16th century. Each play portrays particular features of French farce. The author has illustrated these aspects, allowing the reader to appreciate the distinctions between works within the genre. The introduction provides a profile of the corpus of plays as well as a brief but enlightening history of farce itself. Each chapter/play includes its own introduction and set of notes, providing historical, cultural and staging information

Contents

The Farce of the Miller; The Farce of Calbain; The Farce of the Bonnet; The Farce of the Kettle maker; The Farce of the Chimney Sweep; The Farce of the Gentleman and Naudet.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773480384
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9780773480384
  • weight: 562
  • ISBN10: 0773480382
  • translations: French

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