Renaiss. Q. volume 72, issue 1, P385-386 2019 DOI: 10.1017/rqx.2018.104 View full text
Jonathan F. S. Post

Abstract: national visions of community in Du Bartas's work, as he writes first for Jeanne d'Albret and then for the newly crowned Henri IV. Maynard situates Du Bartas's final poem, "Le Cantique d'Ivry," within the context of legitimizing Henri IV and demonstrates how the portrayal of Henri as a warrior nonetheless downplays violence and highlights Henri's capacity for toleration. Similarly, Maynard demonstrates how Garnier's Henriade, discussed in chapter 3, works to unify France, both through the characterization of a…

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