Racine: Texte Integral (Britannicus). by Racine, Jean Baptiste. [ Books ] Additional authors: Malrieu, Joel (ed.) | Martiarena, Martine (ed.) Published by. : Britannicus de Racine – Acte IV, scène 4: Commentaire de texte scène de l’acte IV dans un commentaire original et complet pour approfondir. Buy Britannicus by Jean Racine (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low Iphigenie (Petits Classiques Larousse Texte Integral).

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But from a different perspective, we must look at the times, their standards, morals and racinr way of life. Open Preview See a Problem? Nero has Britannicus poisoned, and Junia then takes her own life, because, well, Nero. Britannicus by Jean Racine.

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MacbethOthelloand the others we read for school. I read this with a not-so-good attitude because I had to read it for school. 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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Those at the top often abuse their power, and this leads to tragic outcomes and moral chaos. It is appalling to read about the acts of some of the most powerful men in history- especially the likes of Nero and Caligula.

Facine joyfully do people break their word!

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Or indeed, many of the other major playwrights. It is inspired racinne the history of ancient Rome, the times of the infamous Ne Britannicus by Jean Racine Excellent play- 9 out of 10 What a relief!

Jan 26, Hgrxanger rated it really liked it. I was thinking that I am unable to enjoy a play by Jean Racine. The love affair between Britannicus and Junia is impressive, beautiful and it represents a wonderful part of the play.

This makes me even more surprised of the success this play had with…me. Return to Book Page. Moreso, even if you are Emperor of Rome you simply cannot force somebody to love you who doesn’t, and the more you press yourself onto them the more likely they are going to be repulsed, and in this case Britabnicus preferred death over being violated by Nero. The play begins with Nero’s mother, and power behind the throne, seeking a private audience with her son.


Racine: Texte Integral (Britannicus)

C’est britnnicus que Racine a bien compris: Sure, one may be able to slash and burn their way to rexte top, until they sit atop a pile of corpses, but simply getting rid of a rival lover isn’t going to change a person’s view of you in fact jntgral is probably going to make it worse. As emperor and the most powerful man in the world, Nero is abusing his position, making those around him suffer. I realized that I like the subject and the play and went back to the beginning.

Even though I had to look up half the words in the dictionary, it was well worth it! And then fixes it because he’s a surprisingly good writer. Sep 25, Nastasia Rnd added it Shelves: Racine’s interactions with the Jansenists in his years at this academy would have great influence over him for the rest of his life. We know that he acted as a tyrant and this aspect of his personality is evident in this very good adaptation.

Lists with This Book. I was able to understand Britannicus, or as well as a year-old can. Orphaned by the age of four his mother died in and his father inhe came into the care of his grandparents. C’est plusieurs tentatives de meurtres, aussi. This play isn’t about the tinny romance between Britannicus briannicus Junie. Feb 22, Rozonda rated it raccine was amazing.

Well, because love doesn’t work racibe same way as the political world. The usual Racine archetypes- the virtuous maiden, the doomed nobl Full of intrigue and politics, this glance into the assasination of a Roman prince by his adopted brother is another masterpiece of the theater. Let us also consider Agrippina because woven through this tale of tragic love is also a struggle between a mother and her son.


Nero is in love I read all sorts of extracts from this play in school, so it was a lot of fun to experience the full play from an armchair. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Britannicus is also a valid alternative candidate to the throne, so lots of politics occur where Britannicus tries to use his political heft to get his girlfriend back.

My new favorite drama play!

This is a very soapy play. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The fact that Nero wants to steal his loved one, after usurping his throne makes Britannicus a tragic hero. Apr 12, Constance rated it it was amazing. Interesting to learn about this, but not my cup of tea.

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Another thing that stood out is that Racine seems to follow the Greek style, though of course this is a five act play, it is just that following the unities the acts really only represent a break in the action. But Britannicus and a number of other works that have been up my alley may alleviate those anxieties. Then again, in Nero in Love 15 February — Intbral Phem As I was reading this play the first thing that struck me is that Racine sticks very closely to the Aristotelean rules of unity of time and place: Le peuple aime tendrement Britannicus.

Rscine read many books from my father’s bookshelf when I was little, but obviously a lot went over my head.

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