Racine and English Classicism

Racine and English Classicism

by Katherine E. Wheatley

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781477307007
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/30/2015
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Katherine E. Wheatley (1894–1977) was Professor of Romance Languages at the University of Texas at Austin.

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part I. Racine Improved
    • I. John Crowne and Racine
    • II. Thomas Otway’s Titus and Berenice
    • III. The Mourning Bride
    • IV. Abel Boyer’s Achilles
    • V. Edmund Smith and Racine
    • VI. Andromaque as the “Distrest Mother”
    • VII. Charles Johnson’s The Victim
    • VIII. The Sultaness
    • IX. The Fatal Legacy
    • X. Two Translations of Britannicus
  • Part II. Racine and English Classicism
    • XI. Neo-Classical Theory of Tragedy in England, 1674–1699
    • XII. English Judgments of Racine, 1675–1699
    • XIII. Racine and the Critics, 1700–1721
    • XIV. Summary and Conclusion
  • Index

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