Jean Racine

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jean Racine French advocate of Jansenism; tragedian who based his works on Greek and Roman themes (1639-1699)
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Usage

In literature:

RACINE, JEAN, great French tragic poet, born at La Ferte Milon, in the dep.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Racine, Jean, 50, 235.
"The Theory of the Theatre" by Clayton Hamilton
Jean Baptiste Racine born 1639.
"Leaves of Life" by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
Jean Racine was Pierre Corneille reduced to rule.
"Classic French Course in English" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
Born at La Ferte-Milon in 1639, son of a procureur and comptroller of salt, JEAN RACINE lost both parents while a child.
"A History of French Literature" by Edward Dowden
Racine, Jean (1639-1699), dramatist, 301-306.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
Racine, Jean, 65, 176.
"Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Jean Racine was Pierre Corneille reduced to rule.
"French Classics" by William Cleaver Wilkinson
Racine, Jean, 44, 169 note, 171.
"Genius in Sunshine and Shadow" by Maturin Murray Ballou
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In news:

Otherwise, Jean Racine and Gea Johnson would have their gold medals already.
Jean Racine , the top American women's bobsledder, could end up changing her brakeman again because Gea Johnson has a hamstring injury.
UT's Clarence Brown Theatre presents Phaedra by Jean Racine .
French playwright Jean Racine was a member of King Louis XIV's court when he wrote the play Phaedra.
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