The Cid, the Cinna, the Theatrical Illusion

Author: Pierre Corneille

Translator: John Cairncross

  • Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Published: 25 Sep 1975
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Synopsis

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.

Product details

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9780140443127
  • Size: 129 x 198mm
  • Pages: 288
  • Published: 25 Sep 1975
  • Publisher: Penguin Classics
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