Nicole de La Chesnaye

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tapestry La Condamnation de Banquet.

Nicole de La Chesnaye (fl. 1507) was a French author of the early 16th century best known for the morality play La Condamnation de Banquet.[1]

His play was adapted as a sharp farce La Mort de Souper by Roger Semichon in 1913 and performed in Paris in 1922 with music by Jeanne Herscher-Clément.[2]


  1. ^ A Critical Bibliography of French Literature, V2: The Sixteenth Century - p. 466 La Condamnation de banquet de Nicole de la Chesnaye. Brussels, Lamertin, 1938. 82 p. (MARB, 28) 3009 Detailed biographical and bibliographical information on the author and the morality play, and discussion of its relationship to the ...
  2. ^ Cecilia Beach French Women Playwrights of the Twentieth Century: A Checklist - 1996 "HERSCHER-CLEMENT (Jeanne) (née CLEMENT). Vincennes, 1878 - Givry, 1941. Musician, composer. La Mort de souper (1 act). Co-authored by Roger SEMICHON. Paris, Théâtre Montmartre, 6-11-22."