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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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 ...
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 late plays of the elder ... and the first years of the eighteenth century was dominated by productions of classics from Pierre Corneille and Racine, but on the whole the public's enthusiasm for tragedy had greatly diminished ... 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 tragicomedies ...
Molière's Company - Repertoire - Tragedy
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    Doubt, but still hate!
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    One half of my life has put the other half in the grave.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    Your virtue raises your glory above your crime.
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    Sir, what does it matter whom I serve, so long as I am right?
    Pierre Corneille (1606–1684)

    The worst of all States is the democratic State.
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