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Guilbert de Pixerécourt: French Melodrama in the Early Nineteenth Century (Studies in French Theatre)


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This book examines the historical, religious and literary forces which helped to create French melodrama, a dramatic genre which developed into the most popular entertainment of the nineteenth century in Europe as well as in America. Emphasizing the work of Guilbert de Pixerécourt (1773-1884), the book includes a biography of this tireless playwright/director whose life was often as colorful as the plays he was producing. It also contains charming new translations of two of his most popular melodramas: Coelina ou l'enfant du mystère and Le chien de Montargis ou la forêt de Bondy.

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Manufacturer:Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publisher:Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Studio:Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
EAN:9780820419053
Item Weight:0.86 pounds
Item Size:0.5 x 9.25 x 9.25 inches
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Guilbert de Pixerécourt: French Melodrama in the Early Nineteenth Century (Studies in French Theatre) by Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers

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