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Gau·tier(gō-tyā′), Théophile 1811-1872.
French writer who influenced French literature during its shift from romanticism to aestheticism and naturalism. His works include Young France (1833) and Enamels and Cameos (1852).
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(Biography) Théophile (teɔfil). 1811–72, French poet, novelist, and critic. His early extravagant romanticism gave way to a preoccupation with poetic form and expression that anticipated the Parnassians
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Théophile, 1811–72, French author.
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