Henry Becque

Becque, Henry François

Henry François Becque (äNrē´ fräNswä´ bĕk), 1837–99, French dramatist. His plays, which portrayed Parisian life in realistic detail, influenced French naturalistic drama. Among them are Les Corbeaux (1882) and La Parisienne (1885), translated in the volume The Vultures, The Woman of Paris, The Merry-go-round (1913).

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Henry Becque: Selected full-text books and articles

Representative Continental Dramas: Revolutionary and Transitional By Montrose J. Moses Boston, Little, Brown, and Company, 1924
Librarian's tip: "The Vultures (1882)" by Henry Becque begins on p. 503
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FREE! Iconoclasts: A Book of Dramatists By James Huneker Charles Scribner's Sons, 1905
Librarian's tip: Chap. III "Henry Becque"
Antoine and the Théâtre-Libre By Samuel Montefiore Waxman Harvard University Press, 1926
Librarian's tip: Chap. II "Henry Becque (And the Caravan Passes)"
An Outline of Contemporary Drama By Thomas H. Dickinson Houghton Mifflin, 1927
Librarian's tip: Discussion of Henry Becque begins on p. 122
The Flower and the Castle: An Introduction to Modern Drama By Maurice Valency Macmillan, 1963
Librarian's tip: Discussion of Henry Becque begins on p. 105
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