Contents: Through plays written specifically for children, the dramatist of the théâtre d'éducation (1769-1800) reveal the
optimistic vision of the young person's relation to moral progress, society, and the imaginative world.
This book is intended
for graduate and undergraduate students as well as specialists in the area.
This book is the first systematic study of
children's theatre in France as developed and cultivated during the last three decades of the eighteenth century.