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Published: 21 October 2021 (Estimated)

272 Pages | 10 Illustrations


ISBN: 9780192844132

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Onstage Violence in Sixteenth-Century French Tragedy

Performance, Ethics, Poetics

Michael Meere

  • The first book to study the ethics and poetics of onstage violence in sixteenth-century French tragedy
  • Considers sixteenth-century French tragedies as both printed and performance texts
  • Examines a variety of subjects including biblical, mythological, historical, and topical stories
  • Elucidates a range of pressing issues during the French Wars of Religion, such as religion, gender, politics, and militantism, through the lens of tragedy and the performance of violence