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François-René de Chateaubriand

Author, Diplomat (4-Sep-1768 — 4-Jul-1848)


Joan Evans. Chateaubriand: A Biography. London: Macmillan. 1939. 380pp.

André Maurois. Translated by Vera Fraser (from French). Chateaubriand: Poet, Statesman, Lover. New York: Harper and Brothers. 1938.

George Duncan Painter. Chateaubriand: Volume I: The Longed-For Tempests. London: Chatto & Windus. 1977. 321pp. Second volume never published. Painter died in 2005.

Friedrich Sieburg. Chateaubriand: Romantik und Politik. Stuttgart, Germany: Deutsche Verlagsanstalt. 1959. 494pp. Language: German.

Friedrich Sieburg. Translated by Violet M. Macdonald (from German). Chateaubriand. London: Allen and Unwin. 1961. 351pp.

Victor L. Tapié. Chateaubriand par lui-même. Paris, France: Seuil. 1965. 191pp.


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  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.297)

  6. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.49)

  7. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.136)

  8. European Authors 1000-1900 (pp.173-75)

  9. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.189)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.106)

  11. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.49)

  12. Atlantic: Brief Lives: A Biographical Companion to the Arts (pp.149-51)

  13. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.91)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.28)

  15. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.83)

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