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Une heure à l'opéra-comique—Occasional Works

Mark Everist

in Music Drama at the Paris Odéon, 1824–1828

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520234451
eISBN:
9780520928909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234451.003.0006
Subject:
Music, History, Western

This chapter examines the context for a considerable number of occasional works that appeared at the Odéon during the 1820s. The lion's share of this stage music was associated with the royal family, ... More


Marie d`Agoult: The Rebel Countess

Richard Bolster

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082463
eISBN:
9780300137682
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082463.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

Talented and resolutely independent, Marie d'Agoult (1805–76) was one of the most remarkable women of her time. Abandoning her privileged position in society, she eloped with her great love, the ... More


The Wind of Revolution

Richard Bolster

in Marie d`Agoult: The Rebel Countess

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082463
eISBN:
9780300137682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082463.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on the revolution during the first few years of Marie d'Agoult's marriage. It explains that King Charles X made a number of decisions resented by much of the Parisian middle ... More


Coda: Secret Love Affairs of the Bourbons

Andrew J. Counter

in The Amorous Restoration: Love, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198785996
eISBN:
9780191827709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785996.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

A 1789 pamphlet, Les Amours de Charlot et Toinette, recounted in pornographic detail a torrid, entirely invented love affair between Marie-Antoinette—‘Toinette’—and Louis XVI’s youngest brother, the ... More


The Conquest of Algiers

in Captives and Corsairs: France and Slavery in the Early Modern Mediterranean

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804770002
eISBN:
9780804777841
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804770002.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter discusses France's invasion of Algiers. It describes how French political discourse and popular imagery sparked fears about women—mothers, wives, and daughters—enslaved and defiled, ... More


By Sword and Plow: France and the Conquest of Algeria

Jennifer E. Sessions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449758
eISBN:
9780801454479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449758.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In 1830, with France's colonial empire in ruins, Charles X ordered his army to invade Ottoman Algiers. Victory did not salvage his regime from revolution, but it began the French conquest of Algeria, ... More


Il viaggio a Reims (1825) and Le Comte Ory (1828)

Richard Osborne

in Rossini: His Life and Works

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195181296
eISBN:
9780199851416
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181296.003.0037
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Written in honour of the coronation of Charles X in 1825, Il viaggio a Reims was a sumptuous enough musical banquet temporarily to silence gossips and malcontents in the Parisian musical world who ... More


Elopement

Richard Bolster

in Marie d`Agoult: The Rebel Countess

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082463
eISBN:
9780300137682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082463.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on Marie d'Agoult's relationship with composer Franz Liszt. It discusses Marie's growing discontent with her relationship with her husband, her decision to open a leading salon ... More


The Amorous Restoration: Love, Sex, and Politics in Early Nineteenth-Century France

Andrew J. Counter

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780198785996
eISBN:
9780191827709
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785996.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism, European Literature

When Louis XVIII returned to the throne in 1814, and again in 1815, France embarked upon a period of uneasy cohabitation between the old and the new. The writers of the age, who included ... More


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