|Balzac, Honore De|
|Hofmansthal, Hugo von|
|Marivaux, Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de|
|Molière, Jean-Baptiste Poquelin de|
An Austrian dramatist and novelist, his plays are known for their sparkling wit and brilliant style, as well as their seamless mixture of melancholy and cheerfulness. His most famous works are Anatol (1893, La Ronde (1896) and The Reckoning (1895).