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.


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.]


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.
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Su obra es la expresion mas acabada de un fenomeno de reaccion compartido con otros personajes del panorama literario frances del momento: Edouard Rod, Leon Bloy, Paul Adam, Marcel Prevost, Loti, Barres (337-338).
1975 Edouard Rod (1857-1910): a portrait of the novelist and his times.
Edouard Rod en affectant un esprit grossier et superficie
While Gabriel Sarrazin, Edouard Rod, and William Ritter were so enthusiastic that they transposed themes and images culled directly from the Pre-Raphaelites into descriptive sequences in their own novels, Camille Mauclair could be dismissive and Octave Mirbeau was invariably scathing Yet the fictional works of both these writers also contain allusive evocations of the paintings they affected to despise, so they too paid homage of a kind.
4) Edouard Rod, La Vie privee de Michel Teissier (Paris: Perrin, 1893) and La Seconde vie de Michel Teissier (Paris: Perrin, 1894).
Edouard Rod, dans les Trois coeurs, la Sacrifiee et les deux Michel Teissier, a mis son heros aux prises avec la vie, et nous pouvons retrouver dans ses livres quelques-uns des problemes les plus attirants de l'heure presente' (p.