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Claude-Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon

(1707—1777)


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(1707–77), French novelist.

Son of a playwright and French academician, Crébillon fils used the parodic fairy tale to satirize political and religious issues. His L'Écumoire (The Skimmer, 1734), Atalzaide (1745) ...

Subjects: Literature.


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