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Biography of Thomas Shadwell
Biography of Henry Purcell
Don John
Jacomo
Don Antonio and Don Lopez
Léonora
Maria
Clara and Flavia
 

Stuarts and Tudors
Cromwell and the Republic
The civil wars and the Revolution of 1688
Whigs and Tories
 

The Anglican church
Catholicism
Puritanism
 
John Dryden
Comedy of manners
The performance venues
The Elizabethan theatre
Ben Johnson
Samuel Pepys
Christopher Wren
 
 
 
The Duke of Rochester
Hobbes and the Leviathan
The Royal Society
 

 

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Biography of Tirso de Molina
Don Juan Tenorio
The father of Don Juan
Catalinon
Tisbea
Dona Ana
Aminta
The Commander
 

Cervantes
Zurbaran
Velasquez
The Gold of the Americas
 

The Catholic Kings
The Inquisition
 

The Auto-sacrementales
The Comedia
Lope de Vega
Calderon
The corral
 

Madrid and the Escorial
 
 

The Burla
Travelling in Spain
 
 

The Corrida
 

Charles Quint
 

The baroque movement
 

 

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Biography of Molière
Dom Juan
Sganarelle
Elvire
Charlotte and Mathurine
Dom Carlos
Dom Louis, father of Dom Juan
The Commander
 

Biography of Thomas Corneille
Don Juan
Sganarelle
Léonor, Thérèse and Pascale
   

Biography of J.D. Villiers
Don Juan
Philipin
   

Biography of Dorimon
Dom Jouan
Briguelle
Amarille
Dom Philippe
Dom Alvaros
The Shadow of the Statue of the Commander
 

Biography of Rosimond
Dom Juan
Carille
Dom Félix and Dom Lope
Paquette and Thomasse
The Commander's Shadow
   

Saint-Simon
Classicism
Versailles
Colbert
 

Jansenism
The Company of the Saint Sacrament
The Edict of Nantes and its Revocation
The Jesuits
Sorcery
 

The Italian Comedians
The Spanish Comedy in France
The Tragicomedy
The theatrical rules
The Comedy
Performance Venues in France
 

The Court
The Frond
 
 
 
 
 


The Honest man
 

Pierre Corneille
Predication and Bossuet
Affectation
The French Academy
Reasoning and Descartes
 
 

 

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Biography of Cicognini
Don Giovanni
Passarino
 
   

Biography of Perrucci
Don Giovanni
   

Biography of Biancolelli
 

The Papal State
Kingdom of Spain
Cities & country
The economic crisis
 

Sacred music
Galileo
Caravaggio
Bernini
Borromini
 

The Commedia Sostenuta
The Commedia dell'Arte
Opéra
Performance venues
Carnival
Troupes and itineraries