L'Aube de la Modernité 1680-1760

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Peter-Eckhard Knabe, Roland Mortier, François Moureau
John Benjamins Publishing, 20 dic 2002 - 554 pagine
The purpose of this collective work is to throw new light on a period which is defined, neither in historical, nor in ideological terms, but along specific literary criteria. Across the XVIIth and the XVIIIth century, a new perspective appears on the status of literature and its relation to the author. Literature overflows the traditional limits of the so called belles lettres and the classical rules inherited from the tradition. Starting with The battle of the books, or with the new psychology of Marivaux s comedies and journals, the way is paved for a new form of writing that will eventually promote a new kind of drama, rooted in real life, as well as a considerable extension of the realm of satiric inspiration. The famous Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes is a token of this profound change. While the prestige of the author is raised (as in Pope s case), the domain of literature is extended to the field of social and economic life, giving models and advice even on trivial and utilitarian matters. These trends are studied in a broad European perspective by a team of scholars coming from various horizons and cultures.

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627 Le théâtre aux PaysBas
319
628 Le théâtre dans les pays scandinaves
323
63 Les textes poétiques
329
64 Textes didactiques et fonctionnels
383
641 Textes à caractère privé
385
642 Le traité lessai le compte rendu scientifique
406
643 Histoire et prose didées
427
644 Les moralistes européens entre 1680 et 1760
441

622 Les formes théâtrales anglaises 16601780
205
623 Laube de la modernité en Italie
225
un théâtre sous influences?
237
un long chemin semé dembûches
255
626 Le théâtre en Allemagne
273
645 La fable
471
646 La satire
493
Bibliographie
529
Index
547
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