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Jean Pierre Claris de Florian (1755–1794)

Florian, Jean Pierre Claris de (flō-ryoė’). A French poet and romancer (1755–94). He wrote farces (1779), two pastoral stories, ‘Galatea’ (1783), and ‘Estelle’ (1787); and metrical romances, ‘Numa Pompilius’ (1786), and ‘Gonsalvo of Cordova’ (1791). He also wrote ‘Medleys of Poetry and Literature’; and ‘Florian’s Youth,’ in which he recounts the story of his boyhood. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).