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Nicolas Boileau

Poet, Critic (1-Nov-1636 — 13-Mar-1711)


Alexander F. B. Clark. Boileau and the French Classical Critics in England, 1660-1830. Paris, France: Libraire Ancienne Edouard Champion. 1925. 534pp.

Robert T. Corum, Jr.. Reading Boileau: An Integrative Study of the Early Satires. Purdue University Press. 1998. 170pp.

Marie Philip Haley. Racine and the Art Poétique of Boileau. Johns Hopkins Press. 1938. 245pp.

Émile Magne. Bibliographie générale des oeuvres de Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux et de Gilles et Jacques Boileau, suivie des luttes de Boileau, essai bibliographique et littéraire, documents inédits: essai bibliographique et littéraire. L. Giraud-Badin. 1929.

Gordon Pocock. Boileau and the Rise of Neo-Classicism. Cambridge, England: Cambridge University Press. 1980.

Julian Eugene White. Nicolas Boileau. Twayne. 1969. 221pp.

Allen G. Wood. Literary Satire and Theory: A Study of Horace, Boileau, and Pope. Garland. 1985. 118pp.


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  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.172)

  6. European Authors 1000-1900 (p.110)

  7. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.119)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.60)

  9. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.71)

  10. Who's Who in Europe, 1450-1750 (p.33)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.27)

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