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Jean-Galbert de Campistron

(1656—1723)


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(1656–1723)

French playwright. Campistron claimed to be a pupil of Racine, though his imitations of Racinian tragedy are universally considered lifeless and uninspired, and he was lampooned by Boileau in ...

Subjects: Literature — Theatre.


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