Cidul [Pierre Corneille] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Tragicomedia Cidul a fost scrisa de catre Pierre Cornille in anul Acesta s-a . Le Cid is a five-act French tragicomedy written by Pierre Corneille, first performed in December at the Théâtre du Marais in Paris and published the same. Teatru (Cidul. Horațiu. Cinna. Polyeuct. Rodoguna. Nicomed. Iluzia comică by . Pierre Corneille,. Aurel Covaci (translator). · Rating details · 7 ratings · 0.

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You can read his works in French on: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Enjambment is not used in the French alexandrin, but is sometimes employed in English translation of the verse. He has been cornielle “the founder of French tragedy” and produced plays for nearly forty years.

Iulian Baicus rated it it was amazing Oct 10, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The king also worries about a xorneille impending attack by the Moorish navy moving toward his lands.

The caesure caesura, or pause occurs after the 6th syllable, halfway through the line. However, the king tells her Rodrigue is still alive. Corneille ignored this and proved that plays did not need to be didactic, always showing evil being punished.


Cidul: tragedie in cinci acte, in versuri – Pierre Corneille – Google Books

The play’s meter is alexandrine or vers alexandrinwhich was popular in classical French poetry. She plans to follow him in death afterward.

The play was set in only one city, which Corneille believed should be equivalent to unity of place. He claimed Corneille was “deifying” himself. The real “Cid” seems to have fought for both Muslims and Christians at different times and appears to have been a sellsword figure. Refresh and try again. Mona marked it as to-read Oct 27, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Open Preview See a Problem? He intended to prove that the play’s plot was worthless, abused the basic rules of dramatic poetry, pursues an erratic course, and all of the play’s beauties are stolen.

Teatru (Cidul. Horațiu. Cinna. Polyeuct. Rodoguna. Nicomed. Iluzia comică. Mincinosul)

For the opera, see Le Cid opera. To ask other readers questions about Teatruplease sign up. Cristian Tomescu rated it liked it Jul 03, The play is written in rhyming couplets with alternating masculine and feminine rhymes, as is typical of French drama.


This page was last edited on 20 Novemberat Too many actions occur in a hour period, and Le Cid did not conform to unity of place. Gazmend Kryeziu marked it as to-read Cjdul 25, Each line must contain 12 syllables, and major accents are placed on the 6th and 12th syllables. Larisa Nicolaie rated it liked it Apr 13, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

The Cid by Pierre Corneille

Lists with This Book. He argued that multiple actions worked well for a play to have a strong beginning, middle, and end.

He took a difficult topic and showed, rather realistically, how it might occur. Regardless, she still feels the need to avenge her father’s death.

The piece was groundbreaking for a few reasons.

Return to Book Page. Observations on Le Cid.