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  • Title: Racine: Five Plays
  • Author: Jean Racine
  • ISBN: 9780809007172
  • Page: 237
  • Format: Paperback

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    Jean Racine
    Jean Baptiste Racine was a French dramatist, one of the big three of 17th century France along with Moli re and Corneille , and one of the most important literary figures in the Western tradition Racine was primarily a tragedian, though he did write one comedy.


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    Matt
    Racine tries his hand with different settings. He sets his tragedies in Rome (Britannicus and Berenice), the fall of Homeric Troy (Andromache), Greek mythology (Phedra) and the Old Testament (Athaliah). All of the plays take place within a short time and the plots center on a single conflict. With the exception of Athaliah, they follow similar patterns of love denied. Phedra is the only one that fits the most classical definition of tragedy. Phedra attempts to subvert Fate’s decree. The Greeks [...]

    Elizabeth
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