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Louis-Sébastien Mercier

(1740—1814)


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(1740–1814)

French playwright. Mercier was a pre-*romantic iconoclast. A staunch opponent of elitism who sought to abolish the neoclassical tradition, he was an Anglophile, who championed the dramebourgeois with ...

Subjects: Literature — Theatre.


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