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soubrette

Chris Baldick

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

Third edition

Published in print January 2008 | ISBN: 9780199208272
Published online January 2008 | e-ISBN: 9780191727177
soubrette

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The stock character of the heroine's maidservant in French comedy of the 17th and 18th centuries. The soubrette usually protests

Reference Entry.  57 words. 

Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies

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