Musset by Alfred de Musset
Five Plays: Moods of Marianne; Fantasio; Lorenzaccio; Don't Play with Love; Caprice

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A collection of this major 19th century French playwright

The Moods of Marianne dramatises Coelio's courtship of Marianne through his go-between friend Octave; Fantasio is set in a fictional Munich and concerns the marriage of a young princess to Leopold of Belgium as a sacrifice for international peace following the Napoleonic Wars; Lorenzaccio is a vast fresco of fifteenth-century Florence, mixing freely a depiction of public life, court intrigue, intimate scenes and moments of deep personal introspection; Don't Play with Love concerns an arranged marriage gone awry; and Caprice is about the marriage of Mathilde to Monsieur du Chavigny and is already about to cheat on her.


About Alfred de Musset

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Alfred de Musset (1810-1857) was a French poet, playwright, and novelist. He was born in Paris to a well-to-do family and turned to writing after first studying to be a doctor. Influenced by Lord Byron and Shakespeare, he fraternized with many great French writers such as Victor Hugo. He died in 1857 of a heart malfunction.
Published August 14, 1995 by Bloomsbury Methuen Drama. 352 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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