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Yakov Knyazhnin

(1740—1791)


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(1740–91)

Russian dramatist. One of the outstanding neoclassicists of the late eighteenth century, Knyazhnin wrote his first tragedy, Dido, in 1769. He also wrote satirical comedies which targeted serfdom and ...

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