Villiers de l'Isle Adam


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Villiers de l'Isle Adam

(French vilje də lil adɑ̃)
n
(Biography) August, Comte de (oɡyst, kɔ̃t də). 1838–89, French poet and dramatist; pioneer of the symbolist movement. His works include Contes cruels (1883) and the play Axel (1885)
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He lent them willingly; and Philip became acquainted with Flaubert and Balzac, with Verlaine, Heredia, and Villiers de l'Isle Adam. They went to plays together and sometimes to the gallery of the Opera Comique.
The product of more than ten years, it is, to be precise, three: firstly, an account of the guise in which cinema-in its earliest incarnation as 'animated photography'--appeared to a number of writers, such as Villiers de l'Isle Adam, H.