rotrou, jean de

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rotrou, jean de

one of the major French Neoclassical playwrights of the first half of the 17th century. He shares with Pierre Corneille the credit for the increased prestige and respectability that the theatre gradually came to enjoy in Paris at that time.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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