Francois II, Roi De France


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Today the President Henault (1685-1770) is perhaps best remembered for his Abrege chronologique de l'histoire de France. In addition, this academicien wrote several plays including Francois II, roi de France, a five-act tragedy depicting 'la jalousie des princes de sang contre messieurs de Guise'. First published in 1747, the play was considered by Henault and his contemporaries to be the first of a new kind of theatre, one written specifically to be read rather than to be performed. It is therefore arguably the founding ...

Francois II, Roi de France 2006, Modern Humanities Research Association, London

ISBN-13: 9780947623678


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