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René BOYLESVE

French René BOYLESVE

French writer and a literary critic

Source :  Jean-François BARRÉ

Born: on May 14, 1867 in Descartes, Indre-et-Loire, France
Died: on January 14, 1926 in Paris, France


Biography

Boylesve was orphaned early and went to school in Poitiers and Tours. In 1895 he began to publish articles in various journals. He is considered the heir of Honoré de Balzac and precursor of Marcel Proust. In 1919 he was inducted into the Académie française.

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