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A·nou·ilh(ä-no͞o′ē), Jean 1910-1987.
French playwright whose works, such as Antigone (1944), juxtapose harsh reality and fantasy.
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(Biography) Jean (ʒɑ̃). 1910–87, French dramatist, noted for his reinterpretations of Greek myths: his works include Eurydice (1942), Antigone (1944), and Becket (1959)
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A•nouilh(aˈnu yə; Eng. ɑnˈwi)
Jean (zhä n), 1910–87, French playwright.
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