Pierre Corneille Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Pierre Corneille.

  • 2 Biographies
  • 25 Literature Criticisms
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Biographies (2)

1,179 words, approx. 4 pages
The French dramatist Pierre Corneille (1606-1684) wrote more than 30 plays and is often called the father of French tragedy. His tragedies characteristically explore the conflict between heroic love a... Read more
9,768 words, approx. 33 pages
The most successful playwright of the reign of Louis XIII, Pierre Corneille was the author of thirty-three plays and of the most important study of dramatic aesthetics in his century, known as "Trois ... Read more