En , Phèdre, la dernière grande tragédie de Racine, met en scène la mythique This play by Racine is based on Phedre by Euripides, not modified in its. Racine’s play Phèdre—which draws on Euripides’ tragedy Hippolytus—is the supreme achievement of French neoclassic theater. In her amusing foreword. Fedra [Racine] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Nahikari rated it it was ok Jun 15, Martina rated it it was ok Aug 10, DeniKse rated it it was ok Jul 31, Irene rated it it was ok Jan 08, Sanjo rated it it was ok Jun 26, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Racine’s dramaturgy is marked by racnie psychological insight, the prevailing passion of his characters, and the nakedness of both plot and stage.

Although primarily a tragedian, Racine wrote one comedy. Orphaned by the age of four his mother died in and his father inhe came into the care of his grandparents.

At the death of his grandfather inhis grandmother, Marie des Moulins, went to live in the convent of Port-Royal and took her grandson with her. Port-Royal was run by followers of Jansenism, a theology condemned as heretical by the French bishops and the Pope.


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Racine’s interactions with the Jansenists in his years at racie academy would have great influence over him for the rest of his life. At Port-Royal, he excelled in his studies of the Classics and the themes of Greek and Roman mythology would play large roles in his future works.

Jean Racine died in from cancer of the liver. Books by Jean Racine.

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