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Boileau, Nicholas

Line breaks: Nich|olas Boi|leau
Pronunciation: /ˈbwʌləʊ
 
, bwalo/

Definition of Boileau, Nicholas in English:

( 1636–1711), French critic and poet; full name Nicholas Boileau-Despréaux. Boileau is considered particularly important as one of the founders of French literary criticism. His didactic poem Art poétique (1674) defined principles of composition and criticism.

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