How to Pronounce Taine?

Correct pronunciation for the word "Taine" is [tˈe͡ɪn], [tˈe‍ɪn], [t_ˈeɪ_n].

"Taine" in context

Taine (also known as Thivolet-Gaultier-Dozon) is a French philosophical and literary critic who helped shape the philosophy of positivism. He was born Hippolyte-Adolphe Taine in 1828 in Vouziers, in the Ardennes region of France. He attended the College Sainte-Barbe in Paris, and then the École Normale Superieure, where he was taught by the influential French philosopher Victor Cousin.

Taine was a significant figure in the critique of literature.

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