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Alain-René Lesage

Alain-René Lesage  

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(1668–1747)French playwright and novelist. Lesage went to Paris about 1690, writing comedies adapted from Spanish plays by Rojas and Lope de Vega. His first real successes came in 1707 ...
Alfred de Musset

Alfred de Musset  

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(1810–57)French poet and dramatist. The youngest and most original of the romantic playwrights, Musset was little performed in his lifetime. After the failure of La Nuit vénitienne (1830), many ...
Jehan Rictus

Jehan Rictus  

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(1867–1933).French poet, novelist, and dramatist, remembered for the poetic texts, written in a kind of argot and usually in octosyllables, which he performed in the Chat Noir and other ...
Maurice Maeterlinck

Maurice Maeterlinck  

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(1862–1949),Belgian poet and dramatist, who in 1911 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. A Symbolist, and a forerunner of the Theatre of Silence, he wrote a number of ...
Robert Pinget

Robert Pinget  

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(b. Geneva, Switzerland, 19 July 1919; d. Tours, France, 25 Aug. 1997)Playwright and novelist. Pinget's parents came from Savoy, and he later resumed French nationality. His first book, Between ...

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