Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

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Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (December 23, 1804October 13, 1869) was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French literary history.

He was born in Boulogne, and studied at the College Charlemagne in Paris. He became friendly with Victor Hugo after publishing a favourable review of the author's work, and had an affair with Hugo's wife.

Works

  • Tableau de la poesie francaise au seizieme siecle (1828)
  • Vie, poésies et pensées de Joseph Delorme (1829)
  • Les Consolations (1830) (poetry)
  • Volupte (1835) (novel)
  • Port-Royal (1840-1859)
  • Les Lundis (1851-1872)
  • Causeries du lundi (1851-1862)
  • Nouveaux Lundis (1863-1870)

English translations

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Preceded by:
Casimir Delavigne
Seat 28
Académie française
Succeeded by:
Jules Janin
fr:Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

ko:생트 뵈브

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