By Jessica Goodman
accounts during the lens of his context as a dramatic writer in 1760s Paris, Jessica Goodman sheds new gentle on either his adventure and significant reactions to that have. A key a part of this contextualisation is an exam of up to date Comédie-Italienne records, leading to the most
comprehensive latest account of this oft-neglected theatre and its authorial family within the interval. whilst fabric and inventive stipulations on the Comédie-Italienne thwarted the self-fashioning techniques Goldoni had built in Italy, he became his awareness to different components of French existence; particularly the court docket and the Comédie-Française. but regardless of relative luck during this regard, his profession as an eclectic homme de lettres used to be misplaced in translation to posterity. In his
French Mémoires, he built the declare of Parisian glory in keeping with an out-dated knowing of what it intended to achieve the French literary box, focusing predominantly at the energy of Comédie-Française luck. eventually, this development used to be a failure: in glossy France, Goldoni is remembered as a famous
foreigner, no longer the consecrated French littérateur he believed he had become.
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Goldoni in Paris: La Gloire et le Malentendu (Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs) by Jessica Goodman