Literature Quiz / HCHS French Authors (Extreme)

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Caligula/Requiem for a Nun/The Possessed/Exile and the Kingdom (short story collection)
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
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
Candide/Zadig/Maid of Orleans/Henriade/The White Bull/Letter to the Author of the Three Impostors
Gargantua and Pantagruel
Passions of the Soul
Les Fleurs du mal
The School for Wives
The Hypochondriac (The Imaginary Invalid)/was his final play
The Three Musketeers
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
The Count of Monte Cristo
On the Death of Henry II, Epitaphs, Xenia and the Testamentary Elegy
Major dramtist/novelist between WW1 & WW2/Amphitryon 38/Judith/The Enchanted/Sodom & Gomorrah/Siegfried et le Limousin/The Madwoman of Chaillot/Duel of Angels
A Season in Hell
The Human Comedy (collection of short stories and novels)
Penguin Island/The Gods Are Athirst
Meditations on First Philosophy
Discourse on the Origin of Inequality
French dramatist and duelist/Comical History of the States/Empires of the Moon
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
The Misanthrope
Fables (collection of 239 fables from both Eastern & Western sources/published in volumes from 1668-94/dedicated to Louis (6 yr old son of Louis XIV))
The Experimental Novel/Germinal (about coal strikes)
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
novel Les Enfants Terribles/films Blood of a Poet, Les Parents Terribles, Beauty & the Beast, Orpheus/The Infernal Machine (based on Oedipus)
The Querelle of Brest, The Thief's Journal, Our Lady of the Flowers, The Balcony, The Blacks, The Maids, The Screens
Horace (dedicated to Cardinal Richelieu)
coined term 'Surrealism'/wrote The Breasts of Tiresias/died in Spanish Flu epidemic after WW1
won 1921 Nobel Prize in Literature
Chinese emigre/won Nobel Prize for Literature in 2000/wrote Soul Mountain, Bus Stop, Savages
Algerian-born French author
The Phantom of the Opera
Discourse on Method
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 Grand Testament, The Legacy, The Ballad of Dead Ladies/'Where are the snows of yester-year' (from The Ballad)
The Temple of Gnidos
Les Rougon-Macquart (series of 20 novels and short stories)/Therese Raquin
was buried in the Pantheon in Paris/died 1885
buried in the Pantheon in Paris/died 1902
In Search of Lost Time/Remembrance of Things Past
Tales of Mother Goose (includes Sleeping Beauty/Puss in Boots/Bluebeard)/essay The Age of Louis the Great
The Necklace
The Second Sex/worked with Sartre
Le Cid
pen name of Marie-Henri Beyle/ wrote Red and Black,The Charterhouse of Parma
The Plague/The Fall/The Myth of Sisyphus/The Stranger
Julie, or the New Heloise
Mechanique Celeste (Celestial Mechanics)
The Spirit of Laws
The Little Prince/The Wisdom of the Sands/Wind, Sand, and Stars/Souther Mail/Night Flight
Sentimental Education/Memoirs of a Madman/The Temptation of St. Anthony/Salammbo/Dictionary of Received Ideas/Souvenirs/Madame Bovary
Russian emigre/won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1933/wrote The Village, Dry Valley, The Life of Arsiniev
The Age of Reason, Being and Nothingness, The Devil and the Good Lord, No Exit, Nausea
J'Accuse (this was an open letter published to support Alfred Dreyfus)
The Maidservant/The Palace Corridor/The Widow/Cinna
pen name of Francois-Marie Arouet/The Man of Forty Crowns/Treatise on Tolerance/Elements on the Philosophy of Newton/Philosophical Dictionary
Les Miserables/The Hunchback of Notre Dame
pen name for Amantine Dupin
La Geometrie
Provencial Letters
Useless Beauty/Mademoiselle Fifi/Mother Sauvage/The Piece of String
The Bourgeois Gentleman
won Nobel Prize for Literature in 1947
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
member of the Pleiade/The Regrets, The Ruins of Rome, The Amores of Faustina, Latin Epigrams, and Elegies
The Social Contract
used pen name Alcofribas Nasier
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
Jacques the Fatalist, The Nun, was primary contributor to the Encyclopedie
The Afternoon of a Faun
Dramatist, archaeologist, historian/wrote Cromwell/La Jacquerie/Carmen (novella - basis for Bizet opera)
Le Spleen de Paris
won Nobel Prize for Literature in 2008/wrote The Interrogators, The Flood, Wandering Star
Cyrano de Bergerac
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