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Alain-René Lesage

French writer

1668   -   1747

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
occupation: novelist, playwright, writer, lawyer, translator, performer

Alain-René Lesage (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ ʁəne ləsaʒ]; 6 May 1668 – 17 November 1747; older spelling Le Sage) was a French novelist and playwright. Lesage is best known for his comic novel The Devil upon Two Sticks (1707, Le Diable boiteux), his comedy Turcaret (1709), and his picaresque novel Gil Blas (1715–1735).
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works

13

Crispin rival de son maître

farce by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1707

Gil Blas

book by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1715

La Foire de Guibray

1714 play written by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1714

The Devil upon Two Sticks

book by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1707

Turcaret

comedy by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1709

Arlequin Mahomet

1714 play written by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1714

Arlequin roi de Serendib

farce by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1721

Le Tombeau de Nostradamus

play written by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

Vie et aventures de M. de Beauchesne

1733 novel written by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1733

The Bachelor of Salamanca

book by Alain-René Lesage

author: Alain-René Lesage

1736

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