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 (sĕ-lēn′), Louis-Ferdinand Pen name of Louis-Ferdinand Destouches. 1894-1961.
French writer whose works, such as Journey to the End of the Night (1932), are noted for their pessimistic and antiheroic depictions of the modern world.

Céline

(seɪˈliːn)
n
(Biography) Louis-Ferdinand (lwifɛrdinɑ̃), real name Louis-Ferdinand Destouches. 1894–1961, French novelist and physician; became famous with his controversial first novel Journey to the End of the Night (1932)

Cé•line

(seɪˈlin)

n.
Louis-Ferdinand, (Louis F. Destouches), 1894–1961, French novelist and physician.
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Celina
Celina
Céline
Celine
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Louis-Ferdinand Celine was, by general agreement, one of the great French prose writers of the early 20th century.
Last week, one of France's most prestigious publishing houses stirred a controversy when it announced its intention to release a 1,000 tome by Louis-Ferdinand Celine, a stellar novelist turned anti-Semitic crank and convicted of collaborating with the Nazis.
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Caballero de las Artes y de las Letras, y Orden Nacional de la Legion de Honor, por el gobierno frances, y Premio "Alfonso X" de Traduccion por su multicitada traduccion de Bajo el volcan, tambien era sabida su especialidad en otros autores fundamentales de la literatura contemporanea como James Joyce, Marcel Proust, Louis-Ferdinand Celine o T.
beaucoup moins que] C' est peut-etre ca qu'on cherche a travers la vie, rien que cela, le plus grand chagrin possible pour devenir soi-meme avant de mourir[beaucoup plus grand que], Louis-Ferdinand Celine dans Voyage au bout de la nuit.
A mediados de los anos treinta era muy dificil incursionar en el realismo critico sin tomar partido por alguna de esas ideologias, pero algunos escritores satiricos lo intentaron, entre ellos Louis-Ferdinand Celine, un ogro cinico sublevado contra "el picadillo fangoso de los heroismos" que declaraba "estar en guerra contra todos" para no adscribirse a ninguna de las corrientes de opinion en pugna.
Moving into the postwar years, the narrative ground shifts as Martin probes social conflicts, moral ambiguities, and political cynicism through works of fiction, extensively in Roger Martin du Card's multinovel series The Thibaults, and selectively in writings by Henri Barbusse, Colette, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Julien Green, Irene Nemirovsky, Francois Mauriac, Georges Bernanos, and Antoine de Saint-Exupery.
Part II, on "Race," makes the critical point that extensive scholarly attention to extreme anti-Semitic and misogynistic thought put forward by Pierre Drieu La Rochelle, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, and the journal Je Suis Partout, has masked mainstream forms of racism that were more subtle and dangerous.
The remainder of this essay thus attempts to understand how and why the myth of the two hundred families was articulated in relationship to the avant-garde from two authors at opposite ends of the political spectrum: Louis Aragon and Louis-Ferdinand Celine.
Realismes begins with an enquete, "Le Manuel d'Emma," that connects the first scene of Flaubert's Madame Bovary to an obscure textbook released in numerous editions during Flaubert's childhood and then to more recent works by Louis-Ferdinand Celine and by Patrick Chamoiseau.
In other words, as the French writer and physician Louis-Ferdinand Celine once said, "What is written clearly is not worth much.

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