The Figaro Trilogy
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BeschreibungThe Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother were the first plays to use a set of recurring characters who develop over time. They chronicle the slide of the ancien regime into revolution and Figaro was seen as a threat to the establishment. The impertinent, bustling servant was appropriated by Mozart and Rossini for their own purposes, and Beaumarchais became eighteenth-century France's only truly international theatrestar.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe Barber of Seville ; The Marriage of Figaro ; The Guilty Mother
PortraitDavid Coward is the author of studies of Marivaux, Marguerite Duras, Marcel Pagnol and Restif de le Bretonne, and of A History of French Literature. For OWC he has edited eight novels by Alexandre Dumas and translated Dumas fils' La Dame aux camelias', two selections of Maupassant short stories, Sade's Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales and Diderot's Jacques the Fatalist. He reviews regularly for the TLS and theLondon Review of Books.
Untertitel: The Barber of Seville, the Marriage of Figaro, the Guilty Mother. 'Oxford World's Classics'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Oxford University Press
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2008
Seitenanzahl: 352 Seiten
Übersetzer/Sprecher: Übersetzt von David Coward