Guy de Maupassant

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Noun1.Guy de Maupassant - French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)Guy de Maupassant - French writer noted especially for his short stories (1850-1893)
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A Yves Navarre B Guy de Maupassant C Frederick Tristan D Jean Vautrin 14.
French writer Guy de Maupassant called it his "iron arch nemesis" when it was built and he made it his habit to have lunch each day at the base of the Eiffel Tower...
The themes and quotations written by Rauschning are invented, or sometimes lifted from fiction (e.g., Nietzsche's works or Guy de Maupassant's "The Horla.")
The Monday alternative is the French film A Woman's Life (12A) based on the book by Guy de Maupassant.
Guy de Maupassant's novella Le Horla, published in 1887, was written during what is now considered the "golden age" of hypnotism in France.
Hay tres antecedentes literarios: E.T.A Hoffmann, autor de Los elixires del diablo; Edgar Alian Poe, a quien Quiroga menciona en su decalogo del cuentista, y Guy de Maupassant. El uruguayo escribio relatos sobre la selva e incluso llego a afirmar que La voragine, de Rivera, era la obra mas importante del continente.
Binabasa ko na noon sina Albero Moravia at Guy de Maupassant.'
And I'll also speak up for two French films that could scarcely be more different: Stephane Brize's beautifully acted 19th century character study A Woman's Life, which is adapted from a Guy de Maupassant novel, and Julia Ducournau's supremely grisly cannibal thriller Raw, which is decidedly not adapted from a Guy de Maupassant novel.
Hoffman, Mary Shelley, Edgar Allan Poe, Guy de Maupassant and Bram Stoker.
"Apenas aprendi a leer y a escribir, lo primero que el me obsequio fueron los Cuentos completos del danes Hans Christian Andersen y luego me arrimo a Guy de Maupassant. Con mi abuela fue responsable de mi vocacion."
Parmi ces ecrivains voyageurs, elle a cite Theophile Gautier, Alexandre Dumas, Gustave Flaubert, Guy de Maupassant, Jean Lorrain ou Louis Bertrand, dont [beaucoup moins que] es ecrits se singularisent parfois par une charge esthetique evidente [beaucoup plus grand que].
Bel-Anti by Guy de Maupassant (1885) An account of Parisian life from the perspective of ambition.