THE ILLUMINISM: Marivaux

1688

4 February, Paris the date of birth of Marivaux, his father is Pierre Carlet de Chambain de Marivaux.

1710

Marivaux along with Fontenelle e Lamotte attends the salon of Madame de Lambert quite frequently.

1712

The year of the novel "Pharsamon, ou le folies Romanesque".

1713

the year of the novel "Les Aventures de***, ou les surprenants de la simpatie".

1714

The year of the novel "La Voiture embourbée".

1717

Marivaux marries Colombe Bologne, who has a dowry of 40.000 livres.
L'lliade travestie.
Télémaque travesti.

1719

Year of birth of Colombe-Prospère de Marivaux

1720

Due to a bankrupt Marivaux is completely ruined.
There are five letters containing an adventure.
"L’Amour et la Vérité" (in collaboration with St. Jorry): the contents, saved for the prologue, is lost.
Annibal, five acts written in verse.
Arlequin poli par l'Amour, one act.


1721 Date of birth of Madame de Pompadour

1722

La Surprise de l'Amour, three acts.
Le Spectateur français.

1723

Year of the death of Madame de Marivaux
La double Inconstance, three acts.

1724

Le Prince travesti, three acts.
La fausse Suivante, three acts.
Le Dénouement imprévu, one act.

1725

L'Ile des Esclaves, one act.
L'Héritier de village, one act.

1727

L'lle de la Raison, three acts.
La seconde Surprise de l'Amour, three acts.

1728

Le Triomphe de Plutus, one act.
L'indigent Philosophe, the loss of the text.

1729

La Colonie, three acts (the text is lost though a reduced version is published in 1750).

1730

The opening of the salon of Madame du Deffand, which is attended by Marivaux..
Le Jeu de l'Amour et du Hasard, three acts.

1731
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La Vie de Marianne.

1731

La Réunion des Amours, an allegory of one act.

1732

Le Triomphe de l'Amour, three acts.
Les Serments indiscrets, five acts.
L'École des Mères, one act.

1733

The opening of the salon of Madame de Tencin who will ask the Académie to elect Marivaux.
L'heureux Stratagème, three acts.

1734

Le Cabinet du Philosophe, the loss of the text.
La Méprise, one act.
Le Petit Maître corrigé, three act.

1735

La Mère confidente, three act.

1736

Le Paysan parvenu, an unfinished novel.
Le Legs, one act.

1737

Les fausses Confidences, three acts.

1738

La Joie imprévue, one act.

1739

Les Sincères, one act.

1740

L'Épreuve, one act.

1742

Rousseau asks Marivaux to read his play: Narcisse.

1743

Marivaux reads the speech at the Académie for his admittance.
Discours de réception a l'Académie Française.

1744

Marivaux becomes a table companion of Mademoiselle de Saint-Jean.
La Dispute, one act.
"Réflexions sur le progress de l’esprit humain, Réflexions sur Thacydide, Réflexions sur les homes..." and so on


1745 The arrival of Madame de Pompadour at the court

1745

The daughter of Marivaux goes to a convent. In 1746 she pronounces her monastic votes.

1746

Le Préfugé vaincu, one act.

1748

The rehearsal of "Réflexions sur l'esprit humain".

1749

The rehearsal of "Réflexions sur Corneille et Racine".

1751

Réflexions sur les romans...

1754

L'Éducation d'un prince.

1757

Marivaux and Mademoiselle de Saint-Jean move in Rue de Richelieu.
Félicie, a one act allegory.
Les Acteurs de bonne, one act.

1763

12 February: Marivaux dies.


1764 The death of Madame de Pompadour

 

 

 

 

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