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author of 400 plays & Libretti

Eugene Scribe

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Eugene Scribe's first success

Another Night in the National Guard(1815)

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author of The Glass of Water(1840)

Eugene Scribe

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Piece Bien Faite means

Well made play

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Well made play

Peripeteia(peripety)
Scene a faire(obligatory scene)
Quiproquo
denouement

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Vaudevill

Comedie-vaudeville
opera comique

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1844-70s actor-manager

Adolphe Lemoine Montigny

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Montigny wrote

vaudevilles

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Montigny introduced

box sets & realistic staging
technical innovations, including box sets brought greater realism to staging Scribe's plays produced most of Augier's plays

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An actress did Comedie-Francaise and American tour

Rachel

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Second empire Napoleon III did

strict censorship and prosperity

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Baron Haussmann did

demolite the Boulevard du Temple and Its theatres

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Le Boulevard or Le theatre du Boulevard came to mean

popular commercial theatre aimed at the middle class, mostly light comic forms but also serious works by playwrights who could not get accepted at the Comedie -Francaise or other subsidized theatre with plays that reflected conventional morality in well-made form on the most popular topics: money, love, marriage, adultery.

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Realism in 10th century French theatre

Social problem plays

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Piece a these means

social problem play

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Piece a these was about

fallen woman
illegitimate son/daughters
gambling debts/money problems

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Alexandre Duman Files wrote

Camille
=Lady of the Camelias
= La Traviata

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Emile Augier wrote

Olympe's Marriage

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Johann Strauss did

compose 500+ waltzes and dance music
17 operettas

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Ibsen was influenced by

Eugene Scribe

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Eugine Scribe wrote mostly

Comedies Vaudevilles for Boulevard Theatres

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Eugene Scribe was popular for

Manipulate plots for surprise & suspense from the two great play of Beaumar Chais

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Eugene Scribe developed formula

piece bien Faite(well made play)

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Eugene Scribe understood

public taste for plays

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Eugene used

Secret known to audience but not characters, mounting suspense, alternating peripeteia, for Hero & Villain, scene a faire, ,qui pro quo, and satisfying denouement
Secret revealed in climactic scene

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Eugene's plays have

pattern of intensifying suspense
alternate ups & downs of hero & antagonist
happy ending

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Eugene's characters

no complexive or memorable

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1st important french director of realism

Adolphe Montigny

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Adolphe Montigny used

Real furnitures

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changes in cultural climate 1848

uprising & revolution in Europe

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1838-1858 Rachel's

natural acting as the dominant influence

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A Female leads in all the neo classical plays

Rachel

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Rachel's acting

Natural acting
purity of diction
appealing stage presence

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1855 Rachel did

American tour

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1852-1870

Second Empire

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Dominant aesthetic or mid 19c

realism

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Bourgois taste brought to

bear on literal depictions of middle class life

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Second Empire wanted

Bourgeois Audience

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Theatre life the gymnaise and the gaite

opened

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Boulevard"minor" theatre became

popular

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Haussmann

modernize unsanitary paris

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Realism in France

well made plays
social problem plays
Boulevard Comedies & Farces

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Second Empire commercial theatre

Middle class property
money & morality

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Le Demi-Monde

Half way into high society

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A Demi Mondaine means

A kept woman
socialize with male
never risk coming into contact with respectable woman