Her husband distinguished himself both as actor and playwright, and his Parisien (1682) gave Mme Guerin one of her greatest successes.
"JOSE ECHEGARAY (1833-1916), Spanish author and playwright (see 8.870), died at Madrid Sept.
His touch is heavy, and these novels show no dramatic power, which accounts for his failure as a playwright, but their influence was as great as their followers were many, and they still find readers.
"Felix Henry BATAILLE (1872-), French poet and playwright, was born at Nimes April 4 1872, and was educated at the lycee Henri IV.
Our knowledge of the life of the celebrated Latin playwright, Publius Terentius Afer, is derived chiefly from a fragment of the lost work of Suetonius, De viris illustribus, preserved in the commentary of Donatus, who adds a few words of his own.
This determination to be a working playwright, pushed on in the face of critical hostility and popular indifference, is a very curious trait in the character of Tennyson.
Gradually the Kabuki developed the features of a genuine theatre; the actor and the playwright were discriminated, and, the performances taking the form of domestic drama (Wagoto and Sewamono) or historical drama (Aragoto or Jidaimono), actors of perpetual fame sprang up, as Sakata TOjOrO and Ichikawa DanjinrO (1660-1704).
The books were profusely illustrated with wood-cuts and chromoxylographs from pictures of the ukiyoe masters, who, like the playwright, the actor and the romancer, ministered to the pleasure of the man in the street.
The events of 1789 and the startling success of his younger brother, Marie-Joseph, as political playwright and pamphleteer, concentrated all his thoughts upon France.
Powerful as a comic playwright, he was not a poet in the proper sense of the term.
Eger was the birthplace of the novelist and playwright Braun von Braunthal (1802-1866).
A later playwright, James Hurdis, made More's career the subject of a play in 1792.
(1746-1792), the founder of the Swedish Academy and of the Swedish theatre, was himself a playwright of no mean ability.
On his return he seems to have been for two years a regular playwright to the actors at the Hotel de Bourgogne.
(Karel Capek, an acclaimed Czech playwright, coined the word to describe the mechanized workers in his play.)