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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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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.
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.
Maupassant notes that to become the sole ruler "(Clovis) massacred his allies, his kinsmen, and committed every crime under the sun.
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Henry, Chekhov and Maupassant to select the amazing subjects for his narratives and adding suspense, surprises or giving these twisting endings and repeatedly raising questions to involve his reader to study the story in one sitting.
Voltaire and Racine, Zola and Sartre, de Tocqueville and de Maupassant do not speak to them, about them, from them.
He enjoyed plays on words and pranks, reading Guy Maupassant and reciting Robert Service; he freely expressed his opinions on matters scientific, historic, philosophical and political.
Of particular interest is a brief section in the book excerpting writings by Emile Zola, Guy de Maupassant, Clement Greenberg and others.
Les romans de Guy De Maupassant ou les chefs d'oeuvre de Dostoievski ont d'abord paru en feuilleton dans les journaux.
Con gran acierto, Brescia le presta especial atencion al siglo xix, marcado tanto por la voluntad romantica de recuperar el patrimonio folclorico (Hoffman, Maupassant, Kiepling), como por el surgimiento de una definicion del cuento desde la teoria de su propio quehacer, en las obras de Poe y Chejov.