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Racine, Jean

Pronunciation: /raˈsiːn/
/ʀasin/
(1639–99), French playwright, 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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