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Gargantua and Pantagruel
La Geometrie
Penguin Island/The Gods Are Athirst
founder of Romanticism in French literature/wrote The Genius of Christianity, On Bonaparte and the Bourbons, Memoirs from Beyond the Tomb, Atala, Essay on Revolutions
Useless Beauty/Mademoiselle Fifi/Mother Sauvage/The Piece of String
The Bourgeois Gentleman
Antigone (attack on Pétain's Vichy government in WW2)/The Lark/Invitation to the Castle/Becket/Dear Antoine/Thieves' Carnival/Eurydice/The Waltz of the Toreadors
used pen name Alcofribas Nasier
Russian emigre/won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1933/wrote The Village, Dry Valley, The Life of Arsiniev
The Second Sex/worked with Sartre
won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947
Passions of the Soul
Caligula/Requiem for a Nun/The Possessed/Exile and the Kingdom (short story collection)
Algerian-born French author
The Plague/The Fall/The Myth of Sisyphus/The Stranger
The Little Prince/The Wisdom of the Sands/Wind, Sand, and Stars/Souther Mail/Night Flight
Grew up as a thief and vagabond until rescued from potential life imprisonment by Sartre, Picasso and others/gave lectures in US to Black Panthers and attended Huey Newton's trial
Hernani/Ruy Blas/Toilers of the Sea/Les Châtiments (Castigations)/The Contemplations/La Légende des siècles (The Legend of the Ages)
The Fruits of the Earth/The Immoralist/The Counterfitters/If It Die
Le Cid
The Grand Testament, The Legacy, The Ballad of Dead Ladies/'Where are the snows of yester-year' (from The Ballad)
Provencial Letters
The Afternoon of a Faun
Les Fleurs du mal
pen name of Marie-Henri Beyle/ wrote Red and Black,The Charterhouse of Parma
coined term 'Surrealism'/wrote The Breasts of Tiresias/died in Spanish Flu epidemic after WW1
The Maidservant/The Palace Corridor/The Widow/Cinna
The Human Comedy (collection of short stories and novels)
Le Spleen de Paris
Mechanique Celeste (Celestial Mechanics)
The Phantom of the Opera
Julie, or the New Heloise
Horace (dedicated to Cardinal Richelieu)
Naturalized as US citizen as J. Hector St. John/served as French consul/Sketches of the Eighteenth Century America/Letters from an American Farmer/'meltiing pot' theory
buried in the Pantheon in Paris/died 1902
Major dramtist/novelist between WW1 & WW2/Amphitryon 38/Judith/The Enchanted/Sodom & Gomorrah/Siegfried et le Limousin/The Madwoman of Chaillot/Duel of Angels
The Three Musketeers
The Age of Reason, Being and Nothingness, The Devil and the Good Lord, No Exit, Nausea
Candide/Zadig/Maid of Orleans/Henriade/The White Bull/Letter to the Author of the Three Impostors
pen name for Amantine Dupin
pen name of Francois-Marie Arouet/The Man of Forty Crowns/Treatise on Tolerance/Elements on the Philosophy of Newton/Philosophical Dictionary
Chinese emigre/won Nobel Prize for Literature in 2000/wrote Soul Mountain, Bus Stop, Savages
The Misanthrope
Discourse on the Origin of Inequality
member of the Pleiade/The Regrets, The Ruins of Rome, The Amores of Faustina, Latin Epigrams, and Elegies
Cyrano de Bergerac
Tales of Mother Goose (includes Sleeping Beauty/Puss in Boots/Bluebeard)/essay The Age of Louis the Great
12th Century poet who wrote on Arthurian subjects and created Sir Lancelot/wrote Eric and Enide, Cliges, Yvain the Knight of the Lion, and Perceval the Story of the Grail
Dramatist, archaeologist, historian/wrote Cromwell/La Jacquerie/Carmen (novella - basis for Bizet opera)
French dramatist and duelist/Comical History of the States/Empires of the Moon
Les Rougon-Macquart (series of 20 novels and short stories)/Therese Raquin
A Season in Hell
On the Death of Henry II, Epitaphs, Xenia and the Testamentary Elegy
was an inventor, fugitive, spy, diplomat, arms dealer, financier, and revolutionary/wrote the plays The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, and The Guilty Mother
In Search of Lost Time/Remembrance of Things Past
was buried in the Pantheon in Paris/died 1885
The Count of Monte Cristo
Les Miserables/The Hunchback of Notre Dame
won 1921 Nobel Prize in Literature
The Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, Our Lady of the Flowers, The Balcony, The Blacks, The Maids, The Screens
The Hypochondriac (The Imaginary Invalid)/was his final play
Meditations on First Philosophy
novel Les Enfants Terribles/films Blood of a Poet, Les Parents Terribles, Beauty & the Beast, Orpheus/The Infernal Machine (based on Oedipus)
Jacques the Fatalist, The Nun, was primary contributor to the Encyclopedie
The Spirit of Laws
Discourse on Method
Sentimental Education/Memoirs of a Madman/The Temptation of St. Anthony/Salammbo/Dictionary of Received Ideas/Souvenirs/Madame Bovary
won Nobel Prize for Literature in 2008/wrote The Interrogators, The Flood, Wandering Star
The Experimental Novel/Germinal (about coal strikes)
was the chief of the Pleiade/wrote Les Amours, Hymnes, Discourse on the Miseries of These Times, Sonnets for Helene, and The Final Verses
The School for Wives
J'Accuse (this was an open letter published to support Alfred Dreyfus)
The Necklace
The Social Contract
The Temple of Gnidos

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