Pierre Car·let de Cham·blain de [pyerkar-leduhshahn-blanduh], /pyɛr karˈlɛ də ʃɑ̃ˈblɛ̃ də/, 1688–1763, French dramatist and novelist.
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How to use Marivaux in a sentence
On such points as the suggestion that he may have owed a debt to Marivaux (in Marianne) and others, little need be said here.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
Marivaux had a particular fancy for it: with the result that he left not a little of his work unfinished.The English Novel | George Saintsbury
In 1731 Marivaux published the first two parts of his best and greatest work, Marianne, a novel of a new and remarkable kind.
No, cried Marivaux, ask any body but Fontenelle, for he has too much good sense to know any more about it than we do.Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind (Vol. 1 of 3) | Thomas Brown
Only the imperial procurer, Chapais-Marivaux, seemed determined on the execution of the sentence.The House of the Combrays | G. le Notre
British Dictionary definitions for Marivaux
Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de (pjɛr karlɛ də ʃɑ̃blɛ̃ də). 1688–1763, French dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his comedies, such as Le jeu de l'amour et du hasard (1730) and La Vie de Marianne (1731–41)
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