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Sainte-Beuve; a portrait of the critic, 1804-1842. by A. G. Lehmann

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


  • Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin, -- 1804-1869.

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Includes bibliography.

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Paginationxvi, 430 p. ports. ;
Number of Pages430
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18888097M

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Sainte-Beuve’s friendship with Victor Hugo, which had already begun to cool in , was almost extinguished by the anonymous publication of Sainte-Beuve’s autobiographical novel Volupté in In this book the hero Amaury’s hopeless love for the saintly and unapproachable Madame de Couaën reflects its author’s passion for Adèle Hugo. The French literary critic Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (), who developed a very personal technique of literary criticism, remains the most important literary arbiter of his century. Born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve went to Paris in to study medicine. But by he was contributing actively to the Globe, where an. On art and literature, by Marcel Proust (Book); By way of Sainte-Beuve (Contre Sainte-Beuve) by Marcel Proust (Book) The classic: Sainte-Beuve and the nineteenth-century culture wars by Christopher Prendergast (). Sainte-Beuve: a portrait of the critic, –, Oxford: Clarendon Press, The European Heritage: an outline of Western culture, Oxford: Phaidon, ISBN , .

Sainte-Beuve As Critic and Creator; Professor Giese's Thorough Study of the French Man of Letters Who Described the Critic as "the Secretary of the Public" BAINTE-BEUVE: A LITERARY PORTRAIT. Published in the elegant series ‘Figures’ directed by Bernard-Henri Lévy, this book argues that Marcel Proust, who famously dismissed biographical, historical literary criticism and its main French representative, Sainte-Beuve, was in fact quite close to the great critic. Contre Sainte-Beuve (‘Against Sainte-Beuve’), the title under.   Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (23 December in Boulogne-sur-Mer – 13 October in Paris) was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French literary history. He was born in Boulogne, educated there, and studied medicine at the Collège Charlemagne in Paris (). In , he served in the St. Louis Hospital.3/5(1). Henry James was twenty-one when he wrote his first critical review, an unsigned paper on Nassau W. Senior’s “Essays on Fiction” for the North American Review of October From the start he saw in the critic the real helper of the artist, his interpreter, his brother. He gives us his view of the good critic in an article entitled “Criticism”: Just in proportion as he is sentient.

Eliot had in mind when in he traced to Sainte-Beuve the critics' A Portrait of the Critic, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), p. 2. L'Evolution des Genres (Paris: Hachette, ), pp. , the book itself to the debate stirred up by its publication. It is much the same with the essay on Madame de Lafayette. There. Sainte-Beuve synonyms, Sainte-Beuve pronunciation, Sainte-Beuve translation, English dictionary definition of Sainte-Beuve. Charles Augustin French literary critic and historian noted for his biographical approach to literature. Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve ( - ) was one of the 19th century's greatest literary critics. Admired, attacked and vastly influential, he was perhaps the most ardent reader in the history of literature. His small house in the Rue de Montparnasse was a veritable Parnassus, frequented by Flaubert and the brothers Goncourt, Gavarni and. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin, Publication date Topics Women authors, Authors, French Publisher Paris: Garnier.