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Édouard Pailleron (1834–1899)

Pailleron, Edouard Jules Henri (pä-yer-o‘). A French dramatic writer; born at Paris, Sept. 17, 1834; died there, April 20, 1899. Author of the comedy ‘The Parasite’ (1860); ‘The Parasites,’ a volume of satiric poems; the comedies ‘Last Quarters,’ the last stage of a wedding tour (1863); ‘The Second Movement’ (1865); ‘The World where One is Amused’ (1868); ‘The World of Boredom’ (1881); ‘The Mouse’ (1887); ‘The Strolling Players.’ He wrote three volumes of poems; viz., ‘Loves and Hatreds’ (1869); ‘Prayer for France’ (1871); ‘The Doll’ (1884); and ‘Academic Discourses’ (1886). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).