Jean Yeuwain (c. 1566 Mons - c. 1626) was a dramatist and man of letters born in the Southern Netherlands. In 1591 he produced Hippolyte, tragédie tournée de Sénèque, a French translation of Seneca's Phaedra.
In 1591, he produced Hippolyte, tragédie tournée de Sénèque. The text that he used is doubtless the fine one edited by the Jesuit Antoine Delrio (1576). The translator takes liberties with the Latin text. Yeuwain had written other tragedies, which are all now lost. His brother, the poet André Yeuwain, preserved the manuscript of this one, available now available for consultation in the public library at Mons.
- Jean Yeuwain, Hippolyte, tragédie tournée de Sénèque (1591), critical edition preceded by an introduction and accompanied by a literary study by Gontran Van Severen, doctor in philosophy and letters, Léon Dequesne, Mons, 1933. In-8°. (on Wikisource)
- Charles Duvivier (1848). Mémoires et publications de la Société des Sciences, des Arts et des Lettres du Hainaut. 8. Dequesne-Masquillier.