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Sainte-Beuve(săNt-bœv′), Charles Augustin 1804-1869.
French literary critic and historian noted for his biographical approach to literature. His works include Port-Royal (1840-1859), a cultural history of 17th-century France.
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(Biography) Charles Augustin (ʃarl oɡystɛ̃). 1804–69, French critic, best known for his collections of essays Port Royal (1840–59) and Les Causeries du Lundi (1851–62)
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Charles Augustin, 1804–69, French literary critic.
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