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Auguste Anicet-Bourgeois (1806–1871)

Anicet-Bourgeois, Auguste (ä-nē-sā’ bör-zhwä’). A French dramatist; born in Paris, Dec. 25, 1806; died there, Jan. 12, 1871. He wrote about 200 comedies, vaudevilles, melodramas, often in collaboration with Barbier, Ducange, Féval, Labiche, and others; he is the real and sole author of some of the best plays ascribed to the elder Dumas (for instance ‘Térésa,’ ‘Angèle,’ ‘Catherine Howard’). Among his own productions the following deserve mention: ‘The Venetian’ (1834); ‘The Poor Girl’ (1838); ‘Stella’ (1843).