Pierre Corneille





Pierre Corneille


Born
in Rouen, France
June 06, 1606

Died
October 01, 1684

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Pierre Corneille était l'un des trois grands dramaturges français du XVIIe siècle , avec Molière et Racine. Il a été appelé «le fondateur de la tragédie française» et était productive pendant près de quarante ans.

Vous pouvez lire son oeuvre sur:
- http://www.poesies.net/corneille.html
- http://gallica.bnf.fr/Search?ArianeWi...

Pierre Corneille was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called "the founder of French tragedy" and produced plays for nearly forty years.

You can read his works (in French) on:
- http://www.poesies.net/corneille.html
- http://gallica.bnf.fr/Search?ArianeWi...

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HISTORICAL FICTION POLL "A"
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KILLER ANGELS BY MICHAEL SHAARA
 
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THE TALE OF TWO CITIES BY CHARLES DICKENS
 
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LES MISERABLES BY VICTOR HUGO
 
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WAR AND PEACE BY TOLSTOY
 
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ROB ROY BY WALTER SCOTT
 
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THE MAN WHO MADE VERMEERS - UNVARNISHING THE LEGEND OF MASTER FORGER HAN VAN MEEGEREN
 
  1 vote, 3.2%

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IVANHOE BY WALTER SCOTT
 
  1 vote, 3.2%

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THE GOOD EARTH BY PEARL S. BUCK
 
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JOHNNY TREMAIN BY ESTHER FORBES
 
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RICHARD II BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
 
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