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THE 331x - Theatre History & Dramatic Literature I, II, & III

a course guide for THE 3311, THE 3312, and THE 3313

Literature Criticism Databases

Notable Plays

French Neoclassical Comedy (17th century)

  • Molière – Tartuffe, The Misanthrope, The Imaginary Invalid, The Ridiculous Précieuses, The School for Wives, The School for Husbands, The Lavish Lovers
  • Jean de la Taille – The Rivals
  • Jacques Grévin – Taken by Surprise
  • Odete de Turnèbe – Satisfaction All Around
  • Pierre Corneille – The Theatrical Illusion

French Neoclassical Tragedy (17th century)

  • Pierre Corneille – The Cid, Cinna
  • Jean Racine – Phèdre, Brittanicus, Andromaque, Bérénice, Bajazet

French Divertissement (18th century)

  • Marivaux – Slave Island, The Colony, The Triumph of Love, The Isle of Reason, The Dispute
  • Thomas-Simon Gueullette – The Two Doubles, The Blind One-armed Deaf-mute, The Shit Merchant
  • Beaumarchais – The Seven-league Boots, The Marriage of Figaro, The Barber of Seville, The Guilty Mother