Pierre de MarivauxPierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (4 February 1688 – 12 February 1763), commonly referred to as Marivaux, was a French novelist and dramatist.
He is considered one of the most important French playwrights of the 18th century, writing numerous comedies for the Comédie-Française and the Comédie-Italienne of Paris. His most important works are ''Le Triomphe de l'amour'', ''Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard'' and ''Les Fausses Confidences''. He also published a number of essays and two important but unfinished novels, ''La Vie de Marianne'' and ''Le Paysan parvenu''. Provided by Wikipedia