This volume includes essays on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century plays, poems, novels, essays, and tales, such as Molière's
Le Tartuffe; Corneille's
Les Tragiques; Montaigne's
Essais; and Perrault's
Contes, and other works. Among the contributors are Claude Abraham, Laurent Romero, G. Mallary Masters, Stephen Murphy, Nigel Smith, Timothy Eastridge, and Nancy McElveen.