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Vi·gny(vēn-yē′), Comte Alfred Victor de 1797-1863.
French writer. A leader of the romantic school, he wrote several volumes of poetry, including Destinées (1864).
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(Biography) Alfred Victor de (alfrɛd viktɔr də). 1797–1863, French romantic poet, novelist, and dramatist, noted for his pessimistic lyric verse Poèmes antiques et modernes (1826) and Les Destinées (1864), the novel Cinq-Mars (1826), and the play Chatterton (1835)
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Alfred Victor de, 1797–1863, French poet, novelist, and playwright.
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