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Drama

Michael Hawcroft

in Rhetoric: Readings in French Literature

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159841
eISBN:
9780191673726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159841.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses rhetoric in two plays from the 17th century: Molière's Tartuffe and Rancine's Britannicus. The chapter also looks at a play of a seemingly different kind, which was written ... More


Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Sheryl Kroen

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Molière's anticlerical comedy Tartuffe is the unique prism through which this book views postrevolutionary France in the years of the Restoration. Following the lead of the French men and women who ... More


Introduction Staging Monarchy in a Postrevolutionary World

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This section renders an explanation as to the approach used in treating the writing of history as a sort of “staging” or history itself as theater. It notes however that for the French Restoration ... More


Tartufferie

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter is a culmination of the previous chapter on anticlericalism. It explains that many of the practices which occupy attention in the general discussion of popular anticlericalism ... More


Conclusion

Sheryl Kroen

in Politics and Theater: The Crisis of Legitimacy in Restoration France, 1815-1830

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520222144
eISBN:
9780520924383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520222144.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This section lays out the historiographical consequences of recasting the Restoration through the prism of Tartuffe. It presents an interpretation of the Revolution of 1830 which comes directs out of ... More


‘The Most Bitter Experience of a Bitter Life’

J. Robert Maguire

in Ceremonies of Bravery: Oscar Wilde, Carlos Blacker, and the Dreyfus Affair

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199660827
eISBN:
9780191748929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660827.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter relates to the first year following Wilde’s release from prison. Determined to resume ‘artistic’ work, in the relative quiet of Berneval he brought ‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’ to near ... More


Performing Leadership

Paul Woodruff

in The Garden of Leaders: Revolutionizing Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190883645
eISBN:
9780190883676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190883645.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Leaders often need to project good qualities whether they have them or not. The study of history compels us to this conclusion: Most great leaders are great performers. Sometimes leaders must show ... More


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