Pierre Corneille

Pierre Corneille (; 6 June 1606 – 1 October 1684) was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called “the founder of French tragedy” and produced plays for nearly forty years.

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Molière's Company - Repertoire - Tragedy
... Alcionée, by Pierre Du Ryer Le Cid, by Pierre Corneille Cinna, by Pierre Corneille Héraclius, by Pierre Corneille Horace, by Pierre Corneille Marianne, by Tristan L'Hermite La Mort de Crispe, by François de ...
Theatre Of France - Historic Overview - Theatre Under Louis XIV
... Although Pierre Corneille continued to produce tragedies to the end of his life, the works of Jean Racine from the late 1660s on totally eclipsed the ... was dominated by productions of classics from Pierre Corneille and Racine, but on the whole the public's enthusiasm for tragedy had greatly diminished theatrical tragedy paled ... The dramatists that worked with Lully included Pierre Corneille and Molière, but the most important of these librettists was Philippe Quinault, a writer of comedies, tragedies, and ...
Ranjit Bolt
... Euripides The Liar (1989) from Le Menteur by Pierre Corneille The Illusion (1990) from L'Illusion Comique by Pierre Corneille The Real Don Juan (1990) from Don Juan ...
Pierre Corneille - E-text
... Works by Pierre Corneille at Project Gutenberg Le Cid at Project Gutenberg Le Cid at Project Gutenberg (French) Cinna (French) Le Cid, at athena.unige.ch ...
Rouen - Births
... Pierre Corneille (1606–1684), tragedian Guillaume Couture (1617-1701-04-04), Lay Missionary and diplomat who moved to Quebec around 1640 Adrien Auzout (16 ...

Famous quotes by pierre corneille:

    To die for one’s country is such a worthy fate that all compete for so beautiful a death.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    I am Roman, alas, because Horace is Roman.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    My reason, it’s true, controls my feelings, but whatever its authority, it doesn’t rule them so much as tyrannize them.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    Reason and love are sworn enemies.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    My sweetest hope is to lose hope.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)