Apr 20, 2021
Le Lutrin: An Heroick Poem
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Nicolas Boileau Despreaux 1636 1711 was a French poet and critic He was brought up to the law, but devoted to letters, associating himself with La Fontaine, Racine, and Moliere He was the author of Satires, and Epistles, L Art Poetique 1683 and Le Lutrin 1674 , in which he attacked and employed his wit against what he perceived to be the bad taste of his time BoileNicolas Boileau Despreaux 1636 1711 was a French poet and critic He was brought up to the law, but devoted to letters, associating himself with La Fontaine, Racine, and Moliere He was the author of Satires, and Epistles, L Art Poetique 1683 and Le Lutrin 1674 , in which he attacked and employed his wit against what he perceived to be the bad taste of his time Boileau did much to reform the prevailing form of French poetry, as Blaise Pascal did to reform the prose, and was for long the law giver of Parnassus He was greatly influenced by Horace Numerous editions of Boileau s works were published during his lifetime The last of these, l OEuvres Diverses 1701 , known as the favourite edition of the poet, was reprinted with variants and notes by Alphonse Pauly 2 vols 1894 The critical text of his works was established by Berriat Saint Prix, OEuvres de Boileau 4 vols 1830 1837 , who made use of some 350 editions.

  • Title: Le Lutrin: An Heroick Poem
  • Author: Nicolas Boileau
  • ISBN: 9781409961543
  • Page: 278
  • Format: Paperback
  • Le Lutrin An Heroick Poem Nicolas Boileau Despreaux was a French poet and critic He was brought up to the law but devoted to letters associating himself with La Fontaine Racine and Moliere He was the author of Sa


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