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This variation deals a fantastic advent to the performs and theater of the overdue 17th century in England and France. It brings jointly key texts exploring the topics of intercourse, marriage and society. The English play texts are in line with first variations, whereas these of the French texts are in response to the earliest released translations. Textual notes clarify unusual phrases, allusions and issues of aspect within the translations. an entire advent locates the performs of their cultural and political context and offers a comparative account of playhouses in London and Paris.

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