Captain Fracasse (novel)

Captain Fracasse (French:Le Capitaine Fracasse) is an 1863 novel by the French writer Théophile Gautier. It is an adventure novel set in the seventeenth century. The story has been adapted for film and television numerous times.

Captain Fracasse
AuthorThéophile Gautier
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
Publication date
1863
Media typePrint

Plot

The novel recounts the story of the baron of Sigognac during the reign of Louis XIII of France (reign 1610-1643), a destitute nobleman who decides to abandon his castle to join a theatrical troupe out of love of a young actress.[1]

Adaptations

List of film adaptations:

References

  1. "Captain Fracasse". 1866. Retrieved 2017-05-19.

Bibliography

  • Goble, Alan. The Complete Index to Literary Sources in Film. Walter de Gruyter, 1 Jan 1999.
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