They violate Corneillea#39;s idea of the unity of peril, for, no sooner has Antigone been pardoned for her part in putting her brothera#39;s ... fearing that tradition did not give him enough material, hit upon this expedient for again putting the life of his heroine in danger. The episode suffers, too, from its lack of vraisemblance, for surely a place could have been found on the wild ... The play lacks the simplicity of Sophocles and acquires melodramatic traits in the hunt for the urn, its discovery andanbsp;...
|Title||:||A History of French Dramatic Literature in the Seventeenth Century: The pre-classical period, 1610-1634. 2 v|
|Author||:||Henry Carrington Lancaster|