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The Marriage of Figaro, Or the Follies Of A Day: A Comedy

The Marriage of Figaro picks up three years following the end of The Barber of Seville as Figaro is engaged to be married to Suzanne both characters are among the Count s staff in his dwelling In the three years since Figaro helped forge the marriage of the Count and Rosine, he has already grown bored with his marriage and is taking notice of Suzanne The Count looks to The Marriage of Figaro picks up three years following the end of The Barber of Seville as Figaro is engaged to be married to Suzanne both characters are among the Count s staff in his dwelling In the three years since Figaro helped forge the marriage of the Count and Rosine, he has already grown bored with his marriage and is taking notice of Suzanne The Count looks to re engage the act of primae noctis, in which he would consummate the marriage with the bride to be prior to Figaro s honeymoon.ABOUT THE AUTHOR Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais was a French playwright, Financier and diplomat.After beginning as a watchmaker Beaumarchais rose in French society and came to have influence with the family of the French monarch Louis XV He made a number of important business contacts and began amassing a large fortune before a series of costly court battles damaged his reputation During this time he also he worked occasionally as a spy.An early French supporter of American independence, Beaumarchais lobbied the French government on behalf of the American rebels during the American War of Independence Beaumarchais oversaw covert aid from the French and Spanish governments to supply arms and financial assistance to the rebels in the years before France s formal entry into the war in 1778 He later struggled to recover money he had personally invested in the scheme.Beaumarchais was later a participant in the early stages of the French Revolution He is best known, however, for his theatrical works, especially the three Figaro plays With Active Table of Contents

Title : The Marriage of Figaro, Or the Follies Of A Day: A Comedy
Author :  Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais
Language : English
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Pages : 168 pages

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