The Cid ; Cinna ; The theatrical illusion Book , Print in English
Cid -- Cinna -- Theatrical illusion.
Louis XIV and absolutism : a brief study with documents Book , Print in English
"This collection of documents with commentary explores the meaning of absolute monarchy by examining how Louis XIV of France became one of Europe's most famous and successful rulers. In the introduction, William Beik integrates the theoretical and practical nature of absolutism…
The misanthrope and other plays Book , Print in English
Translates seven plays of Molière and comments upon the background of each dramatization.
La nuit de Varennes Video/Film , DVD in Italian , French
In June 1791, Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette flee Paris at night. They are followed by a writer, Nicolas Restif de la Bretonne, Casanova himself, Thomas Paine, and various other famous and non-famous people who must confront their own political ideas.
Closed Audiovisual Collection
- Must be used with International DVD player.
PQ2678.I37 N82 2010 c. 1
Old Regime France, 1648-1788 Book , Print in English
DC125.O53 2001 c. 1
DC125.O53 2001 c. 2
La prise de pouvoir par Louis XIV Video/Film , DVD in French
Cardinal Mazarin dies in 1661. The young Louis asserts his intention to govern as well as rule. Mazarin's fiscal advisor, Colbert, warns against Fouquet, who wants to be prime minister and is looting the treasury. Fouquet believes Louis will soon tire of exercizing power and…
Ridicule Video/Film , DVD in French
Fish out-of-water drama has a minor country aristocrat enter the depraved world of the 18th century court at Versailles.
The vanishing children of Paris : rumor and politics before the French Revolution Book , Print in English