Lucas van Leyden - This was a celebrated Dutch painter and engraver who lived from 1494 through 1533 in Leiden, a city of the Netherlands. The author uses the Dutch painter's Daughters of Lot masterpiece in the opening example in the chapter called Metaphysics and the Mise en Scène.
Marx Brothers - These were siblings born in New York the late 19th century to Jewish parents of German origin. The brothers teamed up to become stage comedians before eventually developing a successful career in Hollywood as movie actors.
Saint-Rémys - This is the name of the Sardinia's Viceroy and is mentioned at the beginning of the chapter called "The Theater and the Plague".
Jean-Louis Barrault - This is a French mime of the early twentieth century. His creation, Autour d'une mère, is the subject of the second of the Two Notes.
St. Augustine - This is...
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