This play by Racine is based on Phedre by Euripides, not modified in its content, .. but also on a few of the texts, for instance, this one, Jean Racine’s Phèdre. Fedra / Andrómaca / Los Litigantes / Británico has 7 ratings and 1 review: Published by Editorial Origen – Editorial OMGSA, pages, Hardcover. Location: Holland ° North, ° East; Gemeente Amsterdam ° North, ° East; Amsterdam ° North, ° East; Amsterdam.
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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. These three confessions trigger the drama that unfolds irremediably fast, bringing the tragic downfall of both guilty and non guilty. I mean that the poetry here is beautiful, and Rawlings is right that this is an eminently performable script.
You can probably picture it, Theseus discovers that there is an affair going on between his wife and his son and bursts into a rage.
Universitat de Barcelona – Premiere of ‘Fedra’, by Jean Racine, at the Faculty of Philology
Histrionics, rash reaction instead of considered response, inability to control emotion. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
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Fedra / Andrómaca / Los Litigantes / Británico by Jean Racine
Teramene lo avvisa che il partito di Fedra, i suoi figli, sono in vantaggio nella corsa alla successione al trono e che, secondo alcune indiscrezioni, Teseo sarebbe ancora in vita. For other uses, see Phaedra disambiguation.
She prefers to let herself die rather than declare it to anyone. Teseu regressa a Creta e casa com Fedra. Teseo, resipiscente, sta per andare a piangere sui resti del figlio quand’ecco che si imbatte racin Fedra. Published by Larousse first published Thanks for telling us about the problem.
This page was last edited on 23 Novemberat You racinne find here no filler scenes, no unnecessary characters, no gimmicks. My translation used the standard English version of the characters’ names, instead of the French ones that Racine used. The stage settings were bare. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. It then turns out that Theseus discovers that Hippolytus is innocent and the whole thing was set up by Phaedra and her nurse because she is pissed that Hippolytus isn’t returning her advances because it is incest, and he will have none of it.
Sensing rejection, she leaves in a wild frenzy, demanding Hippolytus’ sword to end her torment. Sep 28, Markus rated it it was amazing Shelves: I found this DVD http: Alla fine il solo lampo di Ippolito in tutto o il dialogo: Javier Majuelo marked it as to-read May 22, Osvath rated it it was ok Feb 20, And it is this play, which he knew in its entirety by heart, that he has associated to his fictional actress La Berma and which figures in La recherche repeatedly.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. As the story goes, Phaedre was in love with Hippolytus but that was a forbidden love because she was his step mother, and such a relationship would be incestuous.
This production was digitally telecast live to cinemas around the world. Cristian Tomescu rafine it liked it Jun 27, I am lucky that I have seen some wonderful productions of Racine at the CF fedrq.
FEDRA de Jean Racine
Why would anybody worship a god like that I don’t know, but it probably has something to do with the fact that they are a monotheistic cult, and when you only have one god, and that god is a mean and nasty brute that smacks you over the head with a baseball bat when you step out of line, then you don’t have much of a choice. The play is set at the royal court in Troezenon the Peloponnesus coast in Southern Greece. At the death of his grandfather inhis grandmother, Marie des Moulins, went to live in the convent of Port-Royal and took her grandson with her.
Hippolytus takes his leave of Aricia, promising to marry her in a temple outside Troezen. Racine’s interactions with the Jansenists in his years at this academy would have great influence over him for the rest of his life.
But this is a really beautifully translated play. View all 6 comments. I had been expecting a dignified dame whose august and majestic body carried the full weight of suffering in a stately manner. Retrieved 24 September Remind anyone else of A Little Night Music? This version was staged shortly before his death with Diana Rigg playing the title role.
View all 54 comments. That much is inherent in the story before Racine. And Phaedra makes such a contrast to whiny Gwenevere in The Mists of Avalon which I recently finished ; like Gwenevere she knows her love to be impossible but she doesn’t blame either the man Hippolytes or her husband Theseus. Retrieved from ” https: Refresh and try again.
Are they commercially so unattractive? In general terms hey, I’m not a scientist!