This research project focuses on the unacknowledged phenomenon of (enlightened) amateurs’ representations in semi-private or private contexts, particularly aristocratic. It addresses the functions (social, moral, educational) of theatre in the society and seeks to define the peculiarities of the « théâtre de société » by capturing its distinctive features through the recording and mapping of its manifestations in historical sources (see http://p3.snf.ch/project-157392). Platec
Status: In progress
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