Jean Ogier de Gombauld

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Jean Ogier de Gombauld (1576 – 1666) was a French playwright and poet.

Gombauld was born in Saint-Just-Luzac, Charente-Maritime and was a Huguenot. He was one of the original members of the Académie française. He also wrote novels, but has been described as a mediocre novelist.[1] He died in Paris.

Works (selection)[edit]

  • 1624: L'Endimion
  • 1631: L'Amaranthe, pastorale
  • 1646: Poésies
  • 1658: Épigrammes
  • 1647: Lettres
  • 1658: Les Danaïdes, tragédie
  • 1667: Traitez et Lettres touchant la religion

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schwarz, H. Stanley. An Outline History of French Literature. (Read Books, 2007) p. 51.

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