Andromaque

Andromaque

1667

Why is it canonical?

Racine was one of France's great playwrights along with Moliere. His play Andromaque was first premiered in the royal court, such was his notoriety and high status. Much like other humanist art of the age, this play uses stories and themes from Greek literature, and is emblematic of that.

Creators

Jean Racine

Locations

France

Languages

French

Periods

Baroque

Media

Drama Written

Images and Videos

Andromaque

Resources

Full text of Andromaque in French