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Sainte-Beuve; a portrait of the critic, 1804-1842.

A. G. Lehmann

Sainte-Beuve; a portrait of the critic, 1804-1842.

by A. G. Lehmann

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin, -- 1804-1869.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 430 p. ports. ;
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18888097M

    CHARLES AUGUSTIN SAINTE-BEUVE, the foremost French critic of the nineteenth century, and, in the view of many, the greatest literary critic of the world, was born at Boulogne-sur-Mer, Decem He studied medicine, but soon abandoned it for literature; and before he gave himself up to criticism he made some mediocre attempts in poetry and fiction. Acknowledgment Introduction, by Terence Kilmartin Prologue--Contre Sainte-Beuve Miscellaneous Writings Proust the Critic--Against the young writers of the day--On taste--A history of French satire--A Sunday concert at the Conservatoire--Patriotism and the Christian Spirit--On 'La Bonne Hélène'--Portrait of a writer--Poet and novelist--The /5(9).

    Sainte-Beuve (); d'après un portrait de Demarquay. Type of Resource. still image. Genre. Clippings. Division. The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Print Collection. More Details Cite This Item Image ID Permalink. The distinguished biographer of Sainte-Beuve suggests that the disregard for his literary achievements may well have been a reflection of the animosities he engendered by his jealousy, his ideological vascillations, his cruelty as a journalist of living men, his deference to the past. In an era of Romanticism he chose to applaud the traditional styles and castigate the new &#; thus.

    Gustave Planche, «Sainte-Beuve – Volupté» (), repris dans Portraits littéraires, Paris, Charpentier, , t. it is by no means an impersonal book. The portrait of. History, that incubator of stranger-than-fiction stories, provides the plot outline for Humphreys’ intriguing new novel set in the literary ferment of 19th-century Paris. Its focus is the doomed affair between journalist and literary critic Charles Sainte-Beuve and Adèle Hugo, the wife of Victor Hugo, Sainte-Beuve’s friend and neighbour/5(6).


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Sainte-Beuve; a portrait of the critic, 1804-1842 by A. G. Lehmann Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Sainte-Beuve: a portrait of the critic, [A G Lehmann]. Sainte-Beuve became friendly with Hugo after publishing a favourable review of the author's work but later had an affair with Hugo's wife, Adèle Foucher, which resulted in their estrangement.

Curiously, when Sainte-Beuve was made a member of the French Academy inthe ceremonial duty of giving the reception speech fell upon Hugo. CareerBorn: 23 DecemberBoulogne-sur-Mer, France. Sainte-Beuve’s friendship with Victor Hugo, which had already begun to cool inwas almost extinguished by the anonymous publication of Sainte-Beuve’s autobiographical novel Volupté in In this book the hero Amaury’s hopeless love for the saintly and unapproachable Madame de Couaën reflects its author’s passion for Adèle Hugo.

The French literary critic Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (), who developed a very personal technique of literary criticism, remains the most important literary arbiter of his century. Born in Boulogne-sur-Mer, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve went to Paris in to study medicine.

But by he was contributing actively to the Globe, where an. On art and literature, by Marcel Proust (Book); By way of Sainte-Beuve (Contre Sainte-Beuve) by Marcel Proust (Book) The classic: Sainte-Beuve and the nineteenth-century culture wars by Christopher Prendergast ().

Sainte-Beuve: a portrait of the critic, –, Oxford: Clarendon Press, The European Heritage: an outline of Western culture, Oxford: Phaidon, ISBN. Sainte-Beuve As Critic and Creator; Professor Giese's Thorough Study of the French Man of Letters Who Described the Critic as "the Secretary of the Public" BAINTE-BEUVE: A LITERARY PORTRAIT.

Published in the elegant series ‘Figures’ directed by Bernard-Henri Lévy, this book argues that Marcel Proust, who famously dismissed biographical, historical literary criticism and its main French representative, Sainte-Beuve, was in fact quite close to the great critic.

Contre Sainte-Beuve (‘Against Sainte-Beuve’), the title under. Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (23 December in Boulogne-sur-Mer – 13 October in Paris) was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French literary history.

He was born in Boulogne, educated there, and studied medicine at the Collège Charlemagne in Paris (). Inhe served in the St.

Louis Hospital.3/5(1). Henry James was twenty-one when he wrote his first critical review, an unsigned paper on Nassau W. Senior’s “Essays on Fiction” for the North American Review of October From the start he saw in the critic the real helper of the artist, his interpreter, his brother.

He gives us his view of the good critic in an article entitled “Criticism”: Just in proportion as he is sentient. Eliot had in mind when in he traced to Sainte-Beuve the critics' A Portrait of the Critic, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), p. L'Evolution des Genres (Paris: Hachette, ), pp.the book itself to the debate stirred up by its publication.

It is much the same with the essay on Madame de Lafayette. There. Sainte-Beuve synonyms, Sainte-Beuve pronunciation, Sainte-Beuve translation, English dictionary definition of Sainte-Beuve.

Charles Augustin French literary critic and historian noted for his biographical approach to literature. Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve ( - ) was one of the 19th century's greatest literary critics. Admired, attacked and vastly influential, he was perhaps the most ardent reader in the history of literature.

His small house in the Rue de Montparnasse was a veritable Parnassus, frequented by Flaubert and the brothers Goncourt, Gavarni and. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin, Publication date Topics Women authors, Authors, French Publisher Paris: Garnier.

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Google Books "A. Lehmann" Selected books Edit. The Symbolist Aesthetic in France, –, Oxford: Blackwell,Sainte-Beuve: a portrait of the critic, –, Oxford: Clarendon Press, The European Heritage: an outline of Western culture, Oxford: Phaidon, ISBNISBN References Edit.

The Causeries du lundi period. After Sainte-Beuve returned to Paris inhe was asked by Louis Véron, editor of the newspaper Le Constitutionnel, to write a weekly article or essay on current literary topics, to appear every Monday.

This was the start of the famous collection of studies that Sainte-Beuve named Causeries du lundi (“Monday Chats”), after their day of publication.

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Sainte-Beuve is -to use a horrible pun- one of the sacred cows of French 19th century literature. There are those who love him; there are those who hate him. Unfortunately these days, when he is being more and more neglected from the syllabi in high school and university French literature classes, he is just being s: 2.Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve ().

A Critic's Account of His Own Critical Method. Warner, et al., comp. The Library of the World's Best Literature.1. On the restoration of the statue of Henri IV, see Andrew George Lehmann, Sainte-Beuve, A Portrait of the Critic, (Oxford: Oxford University Press, ), On Henri IV as bringing political order to France, see Saint-Marc Girardin, Tableau de la litterature franvaise au XVIe siecle (Paris: Didier, ), On political.