Brief Lives: Stendhal.

Brown, Andrew.

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Stendhal was the pseudonym of Henri Beyle and is celebrated today as an originator of the modern novel. This explores his politics (he was a fervent supporter of Napoleon), ambitions, and many passionate love affairs, as well as giving an account of his evolution as a writer.


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Stendhal is remembered today as one of the originators of the modern novel. During his lifetime, however, he was reputed to be a religious dissident and was known as a fervent supporter of Napoleon. This major new biography traces Stendhal's gradual evolution into a writer, following the defeat and exile of his political hero. It explores his politics, ambitions and many passionate love affairs, as well as his emotional relationship with his younger sister Pauline.

Book Details

Author Brown, Andrew.
Format PB
Series Title Brief Lives
Publisher Hesperus Press Ltd
Imprint Hesperus Press Ltd
Number of Pages 207
Publish Date 14/04/2010
Catalogue BI001
Catalogue book number 67