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(Biography) (Henri René Albert) Guy de (ɡi də). 1850–93, French writer, noted esp for his short stories, such as Boule de suif (1880), La Maison Tellier (1881), and Mademoiselle Fifi (1883). His novels include Bel Ami (1885) and Pierre et Jean (1888)


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(Henri René Albert) Guy de (gi də) 1850–93, French writer.
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This may not be saying a great deal, but it is saying the truth, and I do not mind owning that he has been one of my great literary passions, almost as great as Flaubert, and greater than Daudet or Maupassant, though I have profoundly appreciated the exquisite artistry of both these.
Before that, however, he had lived much in Paris, frequented the Goncourt grenier, been advised by Maupassant not to attempt to write (even that seemed to Archer a dazzling honour
Ambrose would have suggested Defoe, Maupassant, or some spacious chronicle of family life, Rachel chose modern books, books in shiny yellow covers, books with a great deal of gilding on the back, which were tokens in her aunt's eyes of harsh wrangling and disputes about facts which had no such importance as the moderns claimed for them.
Karachi -- Three ships CGM Maupassant, Ginga Kite and MT Quetta carrying Containers, Edible Oil and Furnace Oil took berths at Qasim International Container Terminal, Liquid Cargo Terminal and FOTCO Terminal respectively during last 24 hours, said a report issued by Port Qasim Authority (PQA) here on Friday.
One LNG ship, MV Aljassasiya was sailed yesterday and one Containers ship CMA Maupassant is expected to sail on Friday morning.
Among the topics are the city, the self, and the real-and-imagined; Ford, Russian Paris, and the motifs of expatriation; between tradition and modernity: the Ford-Larbaud-Joyce connection; Conrad, the Hueffers, and the 1903 Maupassant translations; what Hemingway learned from Ford, and Ford and Biala: a Bohemian life.
Bel-Anti by Guy de Maupassant (1885) An account of Parisian life from the perspective of ambition.
Asi, Alian Poe, Antonin Artaud, Guy de Maupassant, Mary W.
Of particular interest is a brief section in the book excerpting writings by Emile Zola, Guy de Maupassant, Clement Greenberg and others.
10) Chez Maupassant nous rencontrons une gradation d'elements et les conditions dans lesquelles une femme acquiert a Paris le statut du mythe: << Elle en fut enivree.
Les romans de Guy De Maupassant ou les chefs d'oeuvre de Dostoievski ont d'abord paru en feuilleton dans les journaux.
Maupassant closely followed the reports of criminal trials in the faits divers (Benhamou 50-54).