Green, Julian

Green, Julian or Julien,

1900–1998, French writer, b. Paris, of American parentage. Except for the years from 1918 to 1922 and from 1940 to 1945, Green lived in France. His 18 novels, written in French, are somber psychological tales concerning vice and near-madness. Among the best known are The Closed Garden (1927, tr. 1928), The Dark Journey (1929, tr. 1929), Midnight (1936, tr. 1936), Moira (1950, tr. 1951), and L'Autre (1971, tr. 1973). Green's epic historical novel of the American South, The Distant Lands (1987; tr. 1991), was a French best seller. His plays include Sud (1953), L'Ennemi (1954), and L'Ombre (1956). He was elected to the Académie Française in 1971.


See his autobiography (4 vol.; pub. in full 1984); Diary (1964), a partial translation of the journal that he began keeping in the 1920s; studies by G. S. Burne (1971) and S. Stokes, Jr. (1955, repr. 1972).

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Gill Green, Julian Simpole and others were among those who presented their research papers and addressed the second day of the three day National Psychiatric Conference organized by Pakistan Psychiatric Society in collaboration with department of Psychiatry, Liaquat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Jamshoro and Sir Cowasji Jehangir Institute of Psychiatry Hyderabad.
KENILWORTH Mayor's Charity Day stableford: 1 Terry Bamford, Patrick Fleming, Michael Rossborough & Jamie Skelding 90pts, 2 Hywell Green, Julian Allen, Martin Herrod & Paul Starkey 87; men's prize Max Rettalack, ladies Jackie Corby, nearest the pin Nina Noon and James Lamond, longest drive Lynda McCarthy.