Musset: Five Plays: Moods of Marianne; Fantasio; Lorenzaccio; Don't Play with Love; Caprice

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A collection of this major 19th century French playwright

The Moods of Marianne dramatises Coelio's courtship of Marianne through his go-between friend Octave; Fantasio is set in a fictional Munich and concerns the marriage of a young princess to Leopold of Belgium as a sacrifice for international peace following the Napoleonic Wars; Lorenzaccio is a vast fresco of fifteenth-century Florence, mixing freely a depiction of public life, court intrigue, intimate scenes and moments ...

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Overview

A collection of this major 19th century French playwright

The Moods of Marianne dramatises Coelio's courtship of Marianne through his go-between friend Octave; Fantasio is set in a fictional Munich and concerns the marriage of a young princess to Leopold of Belgium as a sacrifice for international peace following the Napoleonic Wars; Lorenzaccio is a vast fresco of fifteenth-century Florence, mixing freely a depiction of public life, court intrigue, intimate scenes and moments of deep personal introspection; Don't Play with Love concerns an arranged marriage gone awry; and Caprice is about the marriage of Mathilde to Monsieur du Chavigny and is already about to cheat on her.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780413692405
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
  • Publication date: 8/14/1995
  • Series: World Classics Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 1,422,568
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.78 (d)

Table of Contents

Chronology
Early Stage History
Introduction
The Moods of Marianne 1
Fantasio 39
Lorenzaccio 79
Don't Play With Love 215
Caprice 280
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