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Louis Racine (1692–1763)

Racine, Louis. A French poet and critic, son of J. B.; born at Paris in 1692; died in 1763. He is chiefly noteworthy for his two poems, ‘Grace’ (1720), and ‘Religion’ (1742), which passed through sixty editions. He wrote in prose: ‘Reflections upon Poetry’; ‘Memoirs of the Life of Racine’; and ‘Remarks on Racine’s Tragedies.’