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Published: 01 January 2019

216 Pages

6 x 9 inches

ISBN: 9781786941404

Bookseller Code (09)

Gender and Religious Life in French Revolutionary Drama

Annelle Curulla

Voltaire Foundation in association with Liverpool University Press

Oxford University Studies in The Enlightenment

  • The first book to examine secularization in the context of French revolutionary theatre
  • Uncovers an overlooked, yet crucial, facet of the revolutionary theatrical imagination
  • Offers fresh insight on the gendered dimensions of revolutionary theatre
  • Unearths a range of archival sources to consider questions of performance and reception alongside literary readings
  • Contextualizes little-known plays in the literary and cultural landscape both before and after 1789