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Alfred de Vigny

Alfred de Vigny

Mayo 3, 2019

Count Alfred de Vigny occupies a separate place in romantic poetry. He was initially taken to the military career, where his father and ancestors had illustrated it. Entering the army at the time the Imperial epic was closed, he could only have disappointments as an officer. In 1823, however, he left for the Spanish war; […]

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Sacha Guitry

Biography and work of Sacha Guitry

Mayo 3, 2019

On July 24th, 1957 disappeared Sacha Guitry, one of our greatest French. It is too often forgotten that this genius of the theatre was also a genius of the cinema that Orson Welles claimed and that François Truffaut revered. “I pretend not to please everyone,” he liked to say. And indeed, Mr. MOA’s insolent artistic […]

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Georges Bernanos

Georges Bernanos

Mayo 3, 2019

Georges Bernanos (1888-1948) is the divine monster of French literature. An author whose all the evil we say will always be inferior to the good he has done to us. For, let’s face it, one must first learn to read it, this fulminant Catholic, always overflew, always angry, whose commitments can annoy and the Verve […]

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Maurice Sachs

Maurice Sachs

Mayo 3, 2019

French writer, adventurer, half world, attentive observer of the intellectual and political life of the Decade of 1920 and occupation, ephemeral and inoperative collaborator of the Gestapo, Maurice Sachs (1906-1945) is the author of the Sabbath day, autobiographical novel in large measure . Its presence in the French letters remains important, it is notably an […]

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Gaston Leroux

Gaston Leroux

Mayo 3, 2019

Born in Paris on May 6, 1868, Gaston Leroux was first lawyer for three years. To improve his daily life, he writes trial reports for the echo of Paris. The one on the trial of the anarchist Auguste Vaillant, author of an attack in the Chamber of deputies who will make more than fifty wounded, […]

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Lucien Rebatet

Lucien Rebatet

Abril 30, 2019

Writer, journalist, music and film critic, Lucien Rebatet (1903-1945) is best known for being a figure of collaboration, author of the rubble, long work that alternates memoirs and anti-Semitic pamphlet. He will never deny his fascism, and affirm to be a writer first. Life and work of Lucien Rebatet 1903. the birth of Lucien Rebatet […]

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Raymond Radiguet

Raymond Radiguet

Abril 30, 2019

A synthetic chronology of the life and work of Raymond Radiguet, a French writer (1903-1923) known for two novels of classical writing but of sulphurous content, and a dazzling life marked by encounters, successes and loves. Biography of Raymond Radiguet 1903 – Birth (June 18) in Saint-Maur (94). His father is a famous caricaturist, the […]

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Federico García Lorca

Federico García Lorca

Abril 27, 2019

Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) is perhaps the most important Spanish poet and playwright of the TWENTIETH century. Federico García Lorca: Life and work García Lorca was born on June 5, 1898, in Fuente Jeans, a small town not far from Granada. His father owned a farm and a comfortable house in the heart of the […]

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william shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Abril 27, 2019

Biography of the Shakespeare family held a respected position in the middle class in Stratford-sur-Avon. Among their ancestors, some had done business, the others had devoted themselves to agriculture. The latter, qualified as Labradors by the legal acts in which its name is mentioned, had to be in turn, depending on the more or less […]

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stendhal

Life and work of Stendhal

Abril 26, 2019

Born in Grenoble on January 23, 1783, Henri Beyle – his real name – lost his mother when he was only seven years old. Since then he knew in a difficult childhood between his father, a prosecutor in the Dauphiné Parliament, wrote in the life of Henry Brulard, an imaginary autobiography published posthumously, in 1890. […]

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