The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion

The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion


Translator: John Cairncross
Introduction by: John Cairncross

Format
Paperback
Price
$15.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140443127
  • 288 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

The Cid, Corneille’s masterpiece set in medieval Spain, was the first great work of French classical drama; Cinna, written three years later in 1641, is a tense political drama, while The Theatrical Illusion, an earlier work, is reminiscent of Shakespeare’s exuberant comedies.
The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion

The Cid, Cinna, The Theatrical Illusion

Pierre Corneille, Translator: John Cairncross, Introduction by: John Cairncross

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