Édouard Rod


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Rod, Édouard

 

Born Apr. 31, 1857, in Nyon, Switzerland; died Jan. 29, 1910, in Grasse, France. Swiss author writing in French.

From 1878, Rod lived in Paris. An adherent of naturalism, he wrote intimately psychological novels and short stories that revealed his pessimistic outlook. He is also the author of literary critiques.

WORKS

Là-haut. Paris, 1897.
La Seconde Vie de Michel Teissier [15th ed.] Paris, 1912.
Stendhal, 4th ed. Paris, 1921.
La Vie privée de Michel Teissier, 2 1 st ed. Paris, 1930.
In Russian translation:
Voprosy zhizni. Moscow, 1894.
Potok. Moscow, 1903.
Svobodnyi brak. [Moscow, 1910.]

REFERENCES

Shepelevich, L. Iu. Nashi sovremenniki. St. Petersburg, 1899. Pages 61–86.
Roz, F. E. Rod. Paris, 1906.
Weil, J. E. Rods Weltanschaung in ihrer Entwicklung dargestellt nach seinen Romanen. Berlin, 1912.
Weidmann, M. Versuch über den Stil E. Rods. Zürich, 1942.