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Georges Bernanos

Georges BernanosBorn: 20-Feb-1888
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: 5-Jul-1948
Location of death: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Pellevoisin Cemetery, Indre, France

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: France
Executive summary: The Diary of a Country Priest

Military service: French Army (WWI)

Exiled himself to Brazil, 1938-45.

Father: (interior decorator)
Wife: Jeanne Talbert d'Arc (m. 1917, three sons, three daughters)

    High School: Collège des Jésuits, Collège Notre-Dame-des-Champs (1901-03)
    High School: Collège Saint-Célestin, Bourges (1903-04)
    High School: Collège Sainte-Marie, Aire-sur-la-Lys (1904-06)
    University: Law and Literature, Sorbonne (1909)

Author of books:
Sous le soleil de Satan (1926, novel, trans. Under the Sun of Satan)
L'Imposture (1927, novel, The Impostor)
La joie (1929, novel, Joy)
La grande peur des bien-pensants (1931, novel)
Jeanne, relapse et sante (1934, novel, Sanctity Will Out)
Un crime (1935, novel)
Journal d'un curé de campaigne (1936, novel, The Diary of a Country Priest)
Nouvelle histoire de Mouchette (1937, novel)
Les grands cimetiéres sous la lune (1938, essays, A Diary of My Times)
Scandale de la vérité (1939, novel)
Nous autres Français (1939, novel)
Lettre aux Anglais (1942, essays, Plea for Liberty)
Monsieur Ouine (1943, novel, The Open Mind)
La France contre les robots (1944, essays, Tradition of Freedom)
Dialogues des Carmélites (1949, novel, The Fearless Heart)
Les enfants humiliés (1949, novel, Tradition of Freedom)



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