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Mises en scène de la favorite dans la littérature du "Grand Siècle" (1665-1715)

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This study enquires into the construction of a cultural fantasy, the favorite (or royal mistress), in the reign of Louis XIV (1661-1715), and aims to explore the kinds of narrative, the 'scénario pour l’imaginaire', articulated around this figure.

A process of crystallization in respect of the favorite, both as word and as literary figure, develops across the late seventeenth century. This process is on the one hand fuelled by the increasing prominence of female fa...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
Department:
Humanities Division - Medieval and Modern Languages Faculty
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Garance Auboyneau
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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uuid:4269672b-0cfa-42b0-9bd1-628983c7c9d9
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ora:7576

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