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The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
The following is an excerpt from “The Cambridge History of English and American Literature” with a focus on the Age of Johnson. This particular section is about English Drama and Voltaire.

Which of the following statements is true about Voltaire?


Voltaire was one of the greatest English writers of the 18th century.


Voltaire had more freedom to discuss ideas that were not acceptable in Shakespeare's day.


Voltaire was a plagiarist of William Shakespeare's dramas.


Voltaire changed the way English and French dramas were produced for the stage.

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