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Daudet

Alphonse . 1840--97, French novelist, short- story writer, and dramatist: noted particularly for his humorous sketches of Proven?al life, as in Lettres de mon moulin (1866)
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The irony is that the 1885 revival was not an expression of interest in Daudet the playwright, but a response to the enormous popidarity of Bizet's music.
236) Daudet writes that even in case of very serious actions, including
If one cares to check the notes at the back of the most recent Pleiade edition, it turns out that Pampille is the nom de plume of Madame Leon Daudet who wrote recipes for her husband's right wing journal, L'Action Francaise.
The rest of the field got caught up in the crash, although France's Joris Daudet recovered from his tumble to the tarmac to go through after the third run.
The set of green and gold binding represents the best encyclopaedia available in public and private International Law, and showcases the courses delivered in the academy since 1923 by the world's best law professors," Yves Daudet, secretary-general of The Hague Academy of International Law told Gulf News.
Once Waugh visited Paul Claudel, who afterward observed simply that his guest "lacks the allure of the true gentleman," a remarkably mild insult from the author matched, surely, in lethal French Catholic vituperation's annals by Leon Daudet alone.
Although Frame can barely refrain from laughing at her youthful pretensions, she also allows herself some pride in her knowledge of another language, and in feats of a memory she may have thought damaged beyond repair: she begins her own quotation sequence with Jean de la Fontaine's 'Le Corbeau et le Renard' from the Fables (1668), then, 'done with La Fontaine, turning for good measure to Alphonse Daudet, I shook the dust from 'Si vous avez jamais passe la nuite a la belle etoile [.
Ou bien dans l'amphitheatre du Vel'd'Hiv, les fideles de La Roc que, de Maurras, de Daudet, ceux qui acclamaient la Ligue, qui conspuaient les communistes.
Its dependence on periodical publication, or even, as in the days of Maupassant and Daudet, on newspapers, both immerses it in the variegated current of such publications and also renders it as disposable as them.
This was a topic of discussion at a recent international conference (INCC, Cancun, 1 April, 2008) Compare "La Derniere Classe", by Alphonse Daudet, a story about a French teacher in Alsace being replaced by another who would teach only in German.
Indeed, throughout his life he encountered many prominent political and cultural figures, a number of whom make cameo appearances in this biography; these include Jules Massenet, Marcel Proust, Alphonse Daudet, Pierre Loti, Sarah Bernhardt, Sacha Guitry, Catulle Mendes, King Edward VII and his wife Queen Alexandra, Pauline Viardot, and Jean Cocteau.
Trotsky, Barbusse, and Sartre greeted Voyage au bout de la nuit (1932) with great symphathy, yet at the same time the monarchist Leon Daudet attached himself to Celine as one of his greatest and most fervent admirers.