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French literature before 1800

Robert Bell Michell

French literature before 1800

by Robert Bell Michell

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Published by Crofts in New York .
Written in English


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Statementedited by R.B. Michell and R.F. Bradley.
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Open LibraryOL21551712M

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Their influence was felt in theatre, poetry, prose fiction. Racine’s fatalism. Nondramatic verse. The Classical manner. Religious authors. Satire. The Ancients and the Moderns. The 18th century to the Revolution of The Enlightenment.

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