Becque, Henry François

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Becque, Henry François

(äNrē` fräNswä` bĕk), 1837–99, French dramatist. His plays, which portrayed Parisian life in realistic detail, influenced French naturalistic drama. Among them are Les Corbeaux (1882) and La Parisienne (1885), translated in the volume The Vultures, The Woman of Paris, The Merry-go-round (1913).
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Although she was the author of one volume on Henry Becque (1972), Lois Hyslop was known primarily as a Baudelaire specialist.