Fabrizio del Dongo

Fabrizio del Dongo

partisan of Napoleon, involved in love, intrigue, a duel, and ends up as a Carthusian monk. [Fr. Lit.: Stendhal The Charterhouse of Parma in Magill I, 135]
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Many scholars have described the connections between Stendhal's portrayal in La Chartreuse de Parme [The Charterhoue of Parma] of Fabrizio del Dongo's youthful misadventures at Waterloo and Tolstoy's portrayal of Pierre Bezukhov's bewilderment at the battle of Borodino in War and Peace.
In The Charterhouse of Parma, Fabrizio del Dongo is barely seventeen when he sets forth from Italy for Waterloo to take part, he fervently dreams, in the great battle.
How happy he would have been to see Fabrizio del Dongo!" Thus father and son pass one another at the Battle of Waterloo with neither aware of their relationship.