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Listing for Author: Guy de Maupassant


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Century of ExperienceEvidenceName of Reader / Listener / Reading GroupAuthor of TextTitle of TextForm of Text
1900-1945The parents of playwright Arnold Wesker were both immigrants, tailor's machinists, Communists and culturally Jewish at...Arnold Wesker Guy de MaupassantPrint: Book
1900-1945'...he had read so much of de Maupassant, and had admired him for so many years, that probably his manner and his con...Arnold Bennett Guy de MaupassantBel-AmiPrint: Book
1900-1945'When he reread "Une Vie", in March 1908, he could find faults, but they were irrelevant to the work that had been don...Arnold Bennett Guy de MaupassantUne ViePrint: Book
''"My masters... in poetry, were Swinburne and Meredith among the living, Rossetti, Matthew Arnold and Robert Browning...John Masefield Guy de MaupassantPrint: Book
1850-1899Henry James to Theodore E. Child, 30 May 1885: "I ought already to have thanked you for your friendly thought and deli...Henry James Guy de MaupassantBel-AmiPrint: Book
1850-1899Henry James to Henrietta Reubell, 7 July 1890: "I have read Notre Coeur but haven't looked at Bourget in the Figaro."Henry James Guy de MaupassantNotre CoeurPrint: Unknown
1850-1899'Absorbed as always in books, Willie read seriously in both French and German literature. His favourites in French wer...Somerset Maugham Guy de Maupassant[tales: short stories]Print: Book
1850-1899'. . . I have just finished Guy de Maupassant?s Bel Ami. One of the most obviously truthful, British-matron-shocking,...Arnold Bennett Guy de MaupassantBel-AmiPrint: Book
1900-1945'Saturday,13th February, Read ?Notre Coeur? (Guy de Maupassant)' Gerald Moore Guy de MaupassantNotre CoeurPrint: Book
1850-1899'My favourite masters & models: 1. Turgenev, a royal first (you must read 'On the Eve'?flawless I tell you. Bring bac...Arnold Bennett Guy de MaupassantunknownPrint: Book
1900-1945'The subject of "La Maison Tellier" is the licensed brothel and its inmates'. Arnold Bennett Guy de MaupassantLa Maison TellierPrint: Book
1900-1945Tuesday 21 August 1934: 'I read Une Vie last night, & it seemed to me rather marking time & watery -- heaven help me -...Virginia Woolf Guy de MaupassantUne ViePrint: Book
1900-1945Tuesday 2 October 1934: 'Books read or in reading [over summer 1934]: Sh[akespea]re. Troilus. ...Virginia Woolf Guy de MaupassantunknownPrint: Book
1850-1899'I am reading Maupassant with delight. I have just finished "Le Lys rouge" by Anatole France. it means nothing to me....Joseph Conrad Guy de MaupassantunknownPrint: Book, see additional comments
1850-1899'I fear I may be too much under the influence of Maupassant. I have studied "Pierre et Jean" - thought, method and all...Joseph Conrad Guy de MaupassantPierre et JeanPrint: Book
1900-1945'I've lazed-- though I must say I did look through all the stories. It was the first look and I have done no actual un...Joseph Conrad Guy de Maupassant[Stories] Manuscript: Unknown
1900-1945Leonard Woolf to Lytton Strachey, postscript to letter postmarked 1 February 1909: 'I never thanked you for the boo...Leonard Woolf Guy de Maupassant'tale'Print: Book
1900-1945Referring to Elsie Hueffer's translation of Maupassant: 'I've "suggested" on the proof numbered 2 everything that occ...Joseph Conrad Guy de Maupassant Stories from De Maupassant [English title] Manuscript: Proofs
1900-1945'The other day I took up "Yvette". How well she [Ada Galsworthy] has done it all!' Joseph Conrad Guy de MaupassantYvette and Other StoriesPrint: Book
1900-1945'At the foot of the bed was an oak "library table" [...]. There were several piles of books on it, W. W. Jacobs for li...Joseph Conrad Guy De Maupassant Print: Book


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