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Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

(1544—1590)


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(1544–90),

French poet. His most famous work was the creation epic La Semaine (1578, complete English trans. by Sylvester, 1605, Devine Weekes and Workes). Partly because of his Protestant convictions, he was more influential in England than in France; Spenser, Sidney, and Milton were familiar with his work.

Subjects: Literature.


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