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Barrès, Maurice, 1862-1923



  • Existence: 1862 - 1923

biographical statement

Encyclopaedia Britannica, via WWW, March 4, 2014 (b. Aug 19, 1862; Charmes-sur-Moselle, France; writer, politician, nationalistic, anti-semetic; studied law then literature in Paris; trio of novels, The Cult of the Ego published; Under the Eyes of the Barbarian (1888), A Free Man (1889), and The Garden of Bérénice (1891); political career, 27 years old; deputy of Nancy; nationalistic; politics affected literary work; continued to publish; travels to Spain, Italy, Greece, Asia inspired 1894 book Of Blood, Pleasure, and Death; elected to French academy 1906; died Dec. 5, 1923, Paris, France)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Maurice Barrès letter

 Item — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197232489143]
Identifier: MSS 892
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter in French dated April 20, 1904. Barres thanks "monsieur" for having dedicated a book to him and states he will get in touch with him latter.

Dates: 1904

Marcel Schwob correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8401
Scope and Contents Materials contain copies of the original correspondence from Marcel Schwob to W.G.C. Bijvanck dated 1891-1898 and a letter from Maurice Barrès to Marcel Schwob written in 1892. The letters are written in French and Schwob seems to send most of his from Paris, France. Folder 1 contains the copies of letters 2-37 from Schwob to Bijvanck; Folder 2 contains letter 56 from Barrès to Schwob; and Folder 3 contains extra copies of some of the letters. The documents are ordered according to the way...
Dates: 1891-1898

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