Andre Maurois

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French writer best known for his biographies (1885-1967)

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14) Andre Maurois, "Biography as a Work of Art," in Oates, Biography, 7.
Land of a Million Wishes: Andre Maurois, The Land of a Million Wishes, 1928
Eliot, Aldous Huxley, Ernest Ansermet, German Arciniegas, Francisco Ayala, Roger Callois, Daniel Cosio Villegas, Vittorio de Sica, Waldo Frank, Graham Greene, Ramon Gomez de la Serna, Le Corbusier, Salvador de Madariaga, Julian Manas, Jacques Maritain, Andre Maurois, Thomas Merton, Denis de Rougemont, Ernesto Sabato, Marguerite Yourcenar y Victoria Sackville West.
Luego pone atencion en aquellos que ayudaron a difundir la obra borgeana con menciones, traducciones y prologos: Roger Caillois, Andre Maurois, Herbert Read, Jose Emilio Pacheco, Michel Foucault.
For example, the argument waged among Percy Bysshe Shelley's widow and surviving friends over who should possess the drowned poet's heart became reiterated, Lee shows, in the contesting versions of this debate among Shelley's various biographers (including Edward Trelawney, Andre Maurois, and Richard Holmes), each of whom staked a claim to owning "the heart," or true meaning, of Shelley's life.
The great French biographer Andre Maurois thought so when he wrote, "Kind words, wit, intelligence can improve the worst features.
The French novelist Andre Maurois put the blame on the Middle Ages for the "two worst inventions of humanity.
For example, it was not entirely fortuitous that the entre-deuxguerres should witness a revival of the Plutarchian tradition of historiography in the form of a vogue for biographical accounts a la Andre Maurois.
Por su parte, Maria Losada Friend, partiendo de la importancia que Andre Maurois y Virginia Woolf, entre otros autores, conceden a la biografia como obra artistica, lleva a cabo en "Pasion por el maestro: el James Joyce de Edna O'Brien" un fascinante analisis de la vision que da de Joyce, en la biografia a el dedicada, la escritora irlandesa, quien integra magistralmente la vida y la obra del maestro con la suya propia en una "biografia casi novelistica del autor" (109).
As Andre Maurois observed, Napoleon "believed in equality and did not believe in liberty.
In literature as in love, we are astonished at what is chosen by others" - Andre Maurois, novelist and biographer.
Andre Maurois, Byron (London: Jonathan Cape, 1930); Leslie Alexis Marchand, Byron: A Biography (London: John Murray, 1957); Leslie Alexis Marchand, ed.
His real name was Antonio Francisco Lisboa; he was called the "sublime little one" by Mario de Andrade and "the mulatto El Greco" by Andre Maurois.
Smith says an actor friend introduced him to the Dumas family saga a few years ago via Titans, an English translation of the biography Les Trois Dumas by Andre Maurois.
Andre Maurois, the biographer of Shelley and Disraeli, was sent with his wife to New York on a priority passage to help with this propaganda work but Godfrey Haggard, Britain's Consul General in New York, soon reported, 'The Maurois, especially she, are very anxious to get back to France .