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Jean Baptiste Dubos (1670–1742)

Dubos, Jean Baptiste (dü-bō’). A French critic and essayist; born in Beauvais, 1670; died in Paris, March 23, 1742. He elevated criticism to a place among the arts with his ‘Critical Reflections on Poetry, Painting, and Music’ (1719), and other works on æsthetic topics.