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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The plot in a nutshell is: 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.
I’m a lot more familiar with Shakespearean plays: C’est ce que Racine a bien compris: And then fixes it because he’s a surprisingly good writer. I actually found it much easier to read this play than some of Racine’s other ones, though it may have something to do with having some knowledge of the characters and a background to the story.
Aug 16, CC rated it really liked it.
I loved every second of it. 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.
Sep 29, Eva rated it it was ok. Like Andromache, Nero lets his passions take control of him, and in the end acts in an irrational way that brings the whole edifice crashing down. Dec 21, jujensen6 rated it liked it. Possibly everything I read now seems better because I keep comparing boos to “The Pillars of the Earth.
Yet he is not so much a murderous tyrant though he wasbut a little boy who never got over the loss of his love. Britannicus devient un homme et prend conscience que la place d’empereur devrait lui revenir. The story was incredible, beautifully written and the end was breathtaking.
I already loved Racine, but I’m definitly going to read more of his work. Books by Jean Racine.
Racine: Texte Integral (Britannicus)
It’s about how Nero went from beloved son to budding homicidal emperor. I was able to understand Britannicus, or as well as a year-old can. Dec 29, Ssnakeplissken rated it really liked it. But from a different perspective, we must look at the times, their standards, morals and the way of life.
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Nero has Britannicus poisoned, and Junia then takes her own life, because, well, Nero. Preview — Britannicus by Jean Racine.
In Britannicus, he is just a man looking to separate himself from others, and it is striking the way that vritannicus does not.
From where we stand we can look forward to see britannnicus man who murdered his mother, and would wander the streets of Rome mugging people because, well, because he was Nero. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Refresh and try again. It is inspired from the history of ancient Rome, the times of the infamous Nero to be more precise.
It works in two spheres as well — the political and the domestic. Racine’s dramaturgy is marked by his psychological insight, the prevailing passion of his characters, and britannicuw nakedness of both plot and stage.
I read this with a not-so-good attitude because I had to read it for school. Le peuple aime tendrement Britannicus. Yet, he does make a good point at the end of the play — Aggripina did have Claudius killed to put him on the throne, so what is so different about him killing Britannicus.
Nero has also fallen in love with a young lady named June who should be called Junia.
Look, we can probably work out what happens in the end, and we can pretty much see that things aren’t going to work out all that well for everybody involved. Then again, in Nero in Love 15 February — Phnom 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: Tedte thing is that Nero doesn’t particularly want to speak to her anymore, namely because of her influence over him.
Possibly Nero has a sadistic streak britannnicus that’s not the point. Nero is in love Ravine 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. Jun 09, Anda rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Britannicusplease sign up.
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Racine ends his preface to the play with this statement. My new favorite drama play! She was so controlling and obsessive, I loved it!