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Horace et Le Cid de Corneille ont lancé la tragédie classique française. C'est une pièce sombre qui parle directement à notre propre temps. Le sujet vient de l'histoire pré-républicaine romaine: l'épisode légendaire de la triple lutte entre deux paires de frères pour décider d'une guerre entre Rome et Albe. La soeur d'Horatius, Camilla, est fiancée avec son adversaire Curi ...more
Paperback, Petits Classiques Larousse, 208 pages
Published December 2006 by Editions Larousse (first published 1640)
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Steven Peterson
Aug 07, 2010 Steven Peterson rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I look at this play through two perspectives: as someone who enjoys stage plays; as someone who reflects back on his days in college.

As to the first, this was a play that I read many years ago in a French literature class. It was a powerful work, as were the others that I read by Racine and Corneille. Two families from two different communities face tragic choices as their respective communities go to war. The Horatii brothers (three of them) are selected to fight against the three Curiatii bro
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Jun 12, 2011 Lily rated it liked it
Shelves: french
Two warring families, unnecessary killing, Greek tragedy in French.
Ali
Oct 14, 2007 Ali rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: tragedies
تراژدی پنج پرده ای هراس توسط محمدعلی معیری به فارسی برگردانده شده و توسط بنگاه ترجمه و نشر کتاب در 1349 منتشر شده است.
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Patriotic honor VS Love. Community VE Family. So many questions raised. Can we forgive a hero anything? Is accepting the death penalty pride or honour? Powerful work.
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Pierre Corneille était l'un des trois grands dramaturges français du XVIIe siècle , avec Molière et Racine. Il a été appelé «le fondateur de la tragédie française» et était productive pendant près de quarante ans.

Vous pouvez lire son oeuvre sur:
- http://www.poesies.net/corneille.html
- http://gallica.bnf.fr/Search?ArianeWi...

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