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Sedaine, Greuze and the Boundaries of Genre

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Format: Book- Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780729407038
ISBN-10: 0729407039
Author: Mark Ledbury
Publication Date: 01-May-2000
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Table of Contents: List of illustrations


Introduction: Sedaine and Greuze revisited 

1. Hierarchy or opposition? Understanding genre in eighteenth-century France 

2. The Salon and the Opéra-Comique 

3. Savetier and philosophe: Sedaine’s career from 1756 to 1765 

4. Le Fils ingrat? Greuze’s career from 1755 to 1763 

5. Reproaching Greuze: Septime Sévère 

6. Maillard, or Sedaine thwarted 

7. From opéra-comique to melodrama: Sedaine and Greuze in the 1770s 

8. ‘Vous y trouverez une famille’: Sedaine and David 

Conclusion: ‘Murailles que séparez les genres’ 

Appendix I: ‘Notice sur la vie de Sedaine’ 

Appendix II: Hinkelmann ou Les Journalistes 

Bibliography of works consulted 


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