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François Hédelin, Abbé d’Aubignac (1604–1676)

Aubignac, François Hédelin, Abbé d’ (ō-bān-yäk’). A French essayist and miscellaneous prose-writer; born in Paris, Aug. 4, 1604; died at Nemours, July 20, 1676. ‘The Practical Side of the Theatre’ (1657) is his best-known work,—an attempt to handle the theory and technique of the drama after the theory of Scaliger. It is in harmony with the Corneille school. He was the author of four tragedies.