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Jean Racine.

Vossler, Karl

Jean Racine.

by Vossler, Karl

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Published by Ungar in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Racine, Jean, 1639-1699,
  • Dramatists, French -- 17th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementTranslated by Isabel and Florence McHugh.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1904 .V613
    The Physical Object
    Pagination158 p.
    Number of Pages158
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5617403M
    ISBN 100804429561
    LC Control Number68025899
    OCLC/WorldCa338652

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    He also wrote and illustrated several children's books and wrote lyrics for opera and musical theater productions including Leonard Bernstein's Candide. He was a translator of poems and other works from the French, Spanish, and Russian, including the plays of Molière and Jean Racine. Jean Racine was born in at La Ferté-Milon, the son of a government official. He was orphaned by the age of three and spent his childhood with his grandparents; his formative educational years were spent at the college of Port-Royal.

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Nationality French Description. Jean Racine (French: [ʒɑ̃ ʁasin]), baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine (22 December – 21 April ), was a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France (along with Molière and Corneille), and an important literary figure in.

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The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Jean Racine (Racine, Jean, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Racine, Jean, Athaliah: A Sacred Drama, Translated From Racine; and Original Poems (London: J. and J. Rivington, ), also by Thomas Fry (page images at Google) Racine, Jean, Athaliah: A Tragedy, Intended for.

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About Jean Racine Jean Racine was a 17th-century French dramatist who was one of the leading figures of classical tragedy.

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