Download e-book for kindle: Historical Dictionary of French Theater (Historical by Edward Forman

By Edward Forman

ISBN-10: 0810849399

ISBN-13: 9780810849396

The time period "French theater" conjures up such a lot instantly the glories of the classical interval and the peculiarities of the Theater of the Absurd. It has given us the works of Corneille, Racine, and Moliere. within the Romantic period there has been Alexander Dumas and surrealist works of Alfred Jarry, after which the Theater of the Absurd erupted in rationalistic France with Samuel Beckett, Eugene Ionesco, and Jean-Paul Sartre.

The Historical Dictionary of French Theater relates the historical past of the French theater via a chronology, advent, bibliography, and over four hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on authors, developments, genres, recommendations, and literary and historic advancements that performed a primary position within the evolution of French theater.

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