‘100 Quotes by Jean Racine’ uncovers one of the greatest playwrights of 17th-century France.
Famous for the works of ‘Phèdre’, ‘Andromaque’, and ‘Athalie’, Racine’s writings are renowned for their beauty, elegance, and style.
Peppered with psychological insight, his quotes invite readers to peek behind the scenes at one of Europe’s most celebrated dramatists - and thinkers - of the age.
An ideal book for dipping in and out of, these quotes will provide any reader with food for thought and the tools with which to spark an interesting conversation.
Jean Racine (1639-1699) was a French dramatist and one of the greatest playwrights of 17th-century France, along with Molière and Corneille. An important literary figure in the Western tradition and world literature, Racine primarily wrote tragedies, along with the occasional comedy, such as 'Les Plaideurs'.
He remains today a hugely influential figure in world literature during 17th century France.