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Critical Essay by Christie McDonald

SOURCE: “The Anxiety of Change: Reconfiguring Family Relations in Beaumarchais's Trilogy,” in Modern Language Quarterly, Vol. 55, No. 1, March, 1994, pp. 47-78.

In the essay below, McDonald considers the rights of the individual and the concepts of political and social change as dramatized in The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, and La Mère coupable. McDonald also addresses problems relating to a modern reader's interpretation of an eighteenth-century text.

Si j'étais professeur d'histoire de France, (dit l'histoire), et peut-être d'histoire du monde, je ferais lire [La Mère coupable] à mes élèves. … Je leur lirais d'abord les deux comédies; et ensuite je leur lirais...

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