Phedre

Phèdre

1677

Why is it canonical?

Racine was a contemporary of Moliere and influenced by the mathematician-theologian Blaise Pascal. A reader of this play will see these influences as well Racine's humanist drive to emulate the works of the classical age

Creators

Jean Racine

Locations

France

Languages

French

Periods

Baroque

Media

Drama Written

Images and Videos

Phedre

Resources

Phèdre full text in French