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Louis-Ferdinand Céline

Novelist (27-May-1894 — 1-Jul-1961)


Milton Hindus. The Crippled Giant: A Bizarre Adventure in Contemporary Letters. New York: Boar's Head Books. 1950. 159pp. Also an expanded edition in 1986.

Patrick McCarthy. Celine: A Critical Biography. Penguin Books Ltd.. 1975. 352pp.

Erika Ostrovsky. CÚline and his Vision. University of London Press. 1967. 225pp.

Erika Ostrovsky. Voyeur Voyant: A Portrait of Louis-Ferdinand Celine. New York: Random House. 1972. 389pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Wikipedia [link]

  5. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.135)

  6. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.130)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.281)

  8. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.48)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.181)

  10. Public Intellectuals: A Study in Decline (p.195)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.98)

  12. Biographical Dictionary of the Extreme Right Since 1890 (pp.55-56)

  13. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (p.139)

  14. A Dictionary of 20th Century World Biography (Oxford) (p.112)

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