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André Maurois

(1885—1967)

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Ariel

Ariel  

1 an airy spirit in Shakespeare's The Tempest;2 a rebel angel in Milton's Paradise Lost (VI. 371);3 in Pope's Rape of the Lock (II. 53 ff.) the chief of the sylphs.Shakespeare's character 1. has ...
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A narrative history of the life of some person; or the practice of writing such works. Most biographies provide an account of the life of a notable individual from birth to death, or in the case of ...
Charles Du Bos

Charles Du Bos  

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(1882–1939).Born into a rich cosmopolitan family, with a knowledge of languages and a European education, Charles du Bos was the archetype of the leisurely man of letters with immense ...
Fritz Wegner

Fritz Wegner  

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(1924–), illustrator of children's books since the 1950s. Wegner emigrated to London as an Austrian Jewish refugee at age thirteen in 1938. He studied at St. Martin's School of Art ...
Maurois, André

Maurois, André (1885–1967)   Reference library

The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

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2005
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(1885–1967).

The foremost popular biographer in France in the 20th c., his subjects include Shelley (1923),

Maurois, André

Maurois, André   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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2006
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Literature, Children's literature studies
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(1885–1967), French writer whose real name is Maurice Herzog. He started writing Les silences du Colonel Bramble

Maurois, André

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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French biographer, novelist, and essayist. In 1938 he was elected to the Académie Française. Maurois was born in Elbeuf, Normandy. His father owned a textiles factory, where ... More

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