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Prendre racine

French dramatist Jean-Baptiste Racine was born on December 22, 1639. Along with Corneille and Molière, he’s one of the three heavy-weights of 17th century French literature. I studied his tragedies Phèdre and Andromaque in university. If you want to give … Continue reading

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Un faux frère

Thomas Corneille, born August 20, 1625, had the misfortune of being brother number two when brother number one was one of the most brilliant dramatists of the 17th century. Thomas also happened to be a dramatist, just like big brother … Continue reading

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