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Jean Baptiste Louis Gresset

Gresset, Jean Baptiste Louis (zhäN bätēstˈ lwē grĕsāˈ) [key], 1709–77, French poet and dramatist. He was the author of a mock epic, Vairvert (1734), and of a successful comedy, Le Méchant (1747), satirizing the society of his period.

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