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ISBN-10: 1406848743

ISBN-13: 9781406848748

Edition: N/A

Authors: Pierre Corneille

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A Literal Translation, by ROSCOE MONGAN. 1896
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List price: $12.90
Publisher: Echo Library
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 60
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.198
Language: English

Corneille is a part of the greatest period of French drama. His artistic model and theory of the drama were to be followed by successive generations of dramatists, including Racine. His plays deal with noble characters in closely defined situations of high moral intensity. After modest success as a writer of complex, baroque comedies, Corneille achieved fame with Le Cid (1636--37), adapted from Guillen de Castro's three-day comedy Las Moceddes del Cid. It vividly represents the dominant theme of his tragedies: the inner struggle between duty and passion. Corneille went on to dominate the French theater of his day with plays that reflect the changing relationships between the aristocracy and…