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Author Cowart, Georgia.

Title The triumph of pleasure : Louis XIV & the politics of spectacle / Georgia J. Cowart.

Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2008.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    780.94409 COW    Available
Description xxiii, 299 p. : ill. ; 1124 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-279) and index.
Contents Muses of pleasure : Louis XIV's early court ballet, 1651-1660 -- Muses of memory : Louis XIV's late court ballet, 1661-1669 -- Muses of satire : Le bourgeois gentilhomme & the utopia of spectacle -- Tragic interlude : reversals at the Paris Opéra, 1671-1697 -- Sappho, Cythera & the triumph of love : the ballet at the Paris Opéra, 1700-1713 -- Carnival, commedia dell'arte & the triumph of folly : the ballet at the Paris Opéra, 1699-1718 -- Watteau's Cythera, the opéra-ballet & the staging of pleasure.
Subject Louis XIV, King of France, 1638-1715.
Music -- Social aspects -- France.
Music -- Political aspects -- France.
Ballet -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Ballet -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Musical theater -- France -- History -- 17th century.
Musical theater -- France -- History -- 18th century.
France -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 17th century.
France -- Court and courtiers -- History -- 18th century.
ISBN 9780226116389 (cloth : alk. paper)
0226116387 (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
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