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Racine, Jean

Line breaks: Jean Ra¦cine
Pronunciation: /raˈsiːn
 
, ʀasin/

Definition of Racine, Jean in English:

( 1639–99), French dramatist, the principal tragedian of the French classical period. Central to most of his tragedies is a perception of the blind folly of human passion, continually enslaved and unsatisfied. Notable works: Andromaque (1667) and Phèdre (1677).

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