Download Book Controversy in French Drama : Molière’s Tartuffe and the Struggle for Influence

    Controversy in French Drama : Molière’s Tartuffe and the Struggle for Influence
Authors Julia Prest
Year 2014
Publication
ISBN 9781349465941, 9781137344007
Format PDF
Price 3 $ 0.6 $ Ben discount

Abstract

In 1664, Molière's Tartuffe was banned from public performance. This book provides a detailed, in-depth account of five-year struggle (1664-69) to have the ban lifted and, so doing, sheds important new light on 1660s France and the ancien régime more broadly.