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Jean Racine
Oeuvres completes de Jean Racine, Furne, Libraire-Editeur, 1829, p. 238, "Phèdre", Act V, Scene VII
Jean Racine
Athalie, act V, scene VI - Athalie (1691)

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Born: December 22, 1639

Died: April 21, 1699 (aged 59)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Dramatist

Bio: Jean Racine, baptismal name Jean-Baptiste Racine, was a French dramatist, one of the three great playwrights of 17th-century France, and an important literary figure in the Western tradition.

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