Marivaux [ma-ree-voh] Examples noun

  1. Pierre Car·let de Cham·blain de [pyer kar-le duh shahn-blan duh] /pyɛr karˈlɛ də ʃɑ̃ˈblɛ̃ də/, 1688–1763, French dramatist and novelist. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for marivaux Historical Examples of marivaux

  • Twelve days afterwards Marivaux followed Racine to the grave.

    The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851


  • Prévost and Crébillon, if not Marivaux, knew something about England.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2

    George Saintsbury

  • Be it mine to read endless romances of Marivaux and Crébillon.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1

    George Saintsbury

  • The best and most complete edition of Marivaux is that of 1781 in 12 vols.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 17, Slice 6


  • Besides, I am not particularly in love with Marivaux——What are you laughing at, doctor?

    A Mummer’s Tale

    Anatole France

  • British Dictionary definitions for marivaux Marivaux noun

    1. 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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