Pierre Corneille





Pierre Corneille

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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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LES MISERABLES BY VICTOR HUGO
 
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THE GOOD EARTH BY PEARL S. BUCK
 
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JOHNNY TREMAIN BY ESTHER FORBES
 
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THE CID BY PIERRE CORNEILLE
 
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RICHARD II BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
 
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