Tag: playwright

Les Tragiques grecs (1866)

Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) Les Tragiques grecs (The Greek Tragedians) 1866 Oil on canvas, 37 × 44 cm Musée des Beaux-Arts, Angers This painting is a study for The Apotheosis of Homer. Compare: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée…

Terence

(c.195 BC-c.159 BC) Publius Terentius Afer Works: • The Comedies of Terence (English) Codex Vaticanus Latinus (9th century) with the portrait of Terence. Born c.195 BC Carthage (Tunisia) Died c.159 BC Occupation Playwright Writer

Plautus

(c.254 BC-184 BC) Titus Maccius Plautus Works: • Amphitryo, Asinaria, Aulularia, Bacchides, Captivi (Latin) • Amphitryon, The Comedy of Asses, The Pot of Gold, The Two Bacchises, The Captives (English) • The Captivi and the Mostellaria (English) Born c.254 BC…

Luigi Pirandello

(1867–1936) Works: • A vilanza (la bilancia); Cappiddazzu paga tuttu (Italian) • Cappidazzu paga tuttu (Italian) • Come prima meglio di prima (Italian) • Enrico IV (Italian) • L’innesto (Italian) • L’umorismo (Italian) • La ragione degli altri (Italian) •…

Jean Racine

(1639–1699) Jean-Baptiste Racine Works: • Athaliah (English) • De Pleiters (Dutch) • Esther (English) • Esther (French) • Mithridate (French) • Phaedra (English) • Phaidra (Finnish) Racine in Art: Ingres, Jean Auguste Dominique (1780-1867) L’apothéose d’Homère 1827 Musée du Louvre, Paris  …

Pierre Corneille

(1606–1684) Works: • Cid (Finnish) • L’occasion perdue recouverte (French) • Œuvres de P. Corneille, Tome 1 (French) • Œuvres de P. Corneille, Tome 2 (French) • Œuvres de P. Corneille, Tome 3 (French) • Œuvres de P. Corneille, Tome…

Ludovico Ariosto

(1474–1533) Works: • Lettere di Lodovico Ariosto (Italian) • Orlando Furioso (English) • Orlando Furioso (Italian) • Orlando Furioso, Tomo I (Spanish) • Orlando Furioso, Tomo II (Spanish) • Rinaldo ardito: Frammenti inediti pubblicati sul manoscritto originale (Italian) Born September…

Niccolò Machiavelli

(1469–1527) Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli Works: • Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius (English) • History of Florence and of the Affairs of Italy (English) • La mandragola, La Clizia, Belfagor (Italian) • Machiavelli, Volume I (English)…

Gabriele D’Annunzio

(1863–1938) General Gabriele D’Annunzio, Prince of Montenevoso Works: • Cabiria (Italian) • Contemplazione della morte (Italian) • Elegìe Romane (Italian) • Forse che sì forse che no (Italian) • Il ferro (Italian) • Isaotta Guttadàuro ed altre poesie (Italian) •…

Robert Browning

(1812–1889) Works: • A Blot in the ‘Scutcheon (English) • An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning’s Poetry (English) • Browning’s Shorter Poems (English) • Christmas Eve (English) • Dramatic Romances (English) • Life and Letters of Robert Browning…