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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Jun 09, Anda rated it really liked it Shelves: Specifically, the events follow Nero as he assumes power and subverts Roman morality and political practice. And he makes it work! Intgrao, we also have a mother simply being a mother to her son, and the son wanting to cease being a boy and becoming a man.

MacbethOthelloand the others we read for school. Port-Royal was run by followers of Jansenism, a theology condemned as heretical by the French bishops and the Pope.

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The love affair between Britannicus and Junia is impressive, beautiful and it represents a wonderful part of the play. The major thing that stands out is that you basically can’t always have what you want, and even if you attempt to take it by force it doesn’t mean that you are going to succeed. Aug 25, Richard Anderson rated it it was amazing.


Possibly everything Inggral read now seems better because I keep comparing boos to “The Pillars of the Earth. Interesting to learn about this, but not my cup of tea.

I already loved Racine, but I’m definitly going to read more of his work. Dec 21, jujensen6 rated it liked it.

The plot in a nutshell is: Sep 29, Eva rated it britanicus was ok. But from a different perspective, we must look at the times, their standards, morals and the way of life. Jean Racine died in from cancer of the liver. Then again, in some of his other works I had some knowledge as well but found it difficult to follow.


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Okay, we might just put this down to your typical love triangle, but this is Nero we are talking racin, and when you happen to be him you intgrql of don’t like taking no for an answer. This is the first classic britannlcus I’ve read in French when I’m actually old enough to understand its intricacies.

Racine explores how a man so powerful can lose all bearings, with a little help from a certain double-agent advisor. Yet rcaine is not so much a murderous tyrant though he wasbut a little boy who never got over the loss of his love. He wants to prevent Britannicus from marrying the woman he loves. I then found out it was about Nero, who’s my favorite Roman emperor, so I was utterly excited, and I literally enjoyed every single part of the book.

To ask other readers questions about Britannicusplease sign up. What a lovely play! As Racine puts it, Britannicus’s death is not significant in and of itself; it matters more because it marks the moment in which Agrippine realizes Nero will one day kill HER, too.

Meanwhile, Agrippine Nero’s mother is pissed because her son whom she essentially put on the throne is being a spoiled brat and screening her calls.

The thing is that Nero doesn’t particularly want to speak to her anymore, namely because of her influence over him. Well, this is also Nero that we are talking texhe, so whether he ever actually grew up is another debate I suspect he didn’t.


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Recommended if you enjoy Roman history, 17th century French plays, and possibly villain origin stories. It is inspired from the history of ancient Rome, the times of the infamous Nero to be more precise. I loved every second of it. Did you ever wonder where that soap opera trope the one where the bad guy forces one of the good guys to break up with the love interest because the bad guy threatens to kill the love interest originated?

Nov 06, Stuart rated it it was amazing. We both are strangers in a foreign land. Follett but I am also still waiting on his apologies for inflicting all those weird rape scenes and meticulous boob descriptions on the world.

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The play begins with Nero’s mother, and power behind the throne, seeking a private audience with briyannicus son. I’ve heard a lot about Nero, the racime emperor, but his burgeoning evil here was remarkable. May 16, Ella rated it liked it Shelves: Refresh and try again. Want to Read saving…. 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.

Sep britaannicus, Pauline rated it really liked it. At Port-Royal, he excelled in his studies of the Classics and the themes of Greek and Roman mythology would play large roles in his future works. What a great beginning. Aug 16, CC rated it really liked it.