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Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim

Pronunciation: /ˈlɛsɪŋ/
(1729–81), German playwright and critic. In his critical works, such as Laokoon (1766), he suggested that German writers look to English literature rather than the French classical school. He also wrote both tragedy and comedy.

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