Théodore-Agrippa D'Aubigné (2187 words)

Théodore Agrippa d’Aubigné (1552-1630) was a French Protestant writer and soldier. A prominent member of the Huguenot party, Aubigné’s works were largely influenced by the French Wars of Religion. He is best known for Les Tragiques [The Tragic Ones] (1616), a seven-book epic inspired by the effects of religious, political and social divides in early modern Europe. While Aubigné spent the later years of his life in Geneva, he remained an influential figure in the Protestant struggle for recognition in France. Today his writings are characterized by their polemical tone, biblically-inspired style and violent imagery. Aubigné’s corpus thus provides color and depth to …

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Voeks, Ashley. "Théodore-Agrippa D'Aubigné". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 10 January 2017
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=1107, accessed 21 February 2017.]

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