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Marc Monnier

Marc Monnier French writer

French writer
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Quick Facts
Intro French writer
Countries Switzerland
Occupations Critic Writer Literary critic Poet Folklorist Educator Professor
Type Academia Literature
Gender male
Birth 7 December 1827 (Florence)
Death 18 April 1885 (Geneva)
Star sign SagittariusSagittarius
Family
Children: Philippe Monnier
The details
Biography

Marc Monnier (December 7, 1827 – April 18, 1885) was a French writer.

Life

Monnier was born at Florence. His father was French, and his mother a Genevese; he received his early education in Naples, he then studied in Paris and Geneva, and he completed his education at Heidelberg and Berlin. He became professor of comparative literature at Geneva, and eventually vice-rector of the university. He died at Geneva on April 18, 1885.

He wrote a series of short, satirical, dramatic sketches collected as Théâtre de marionettes (1871), and stories, notably Nouvelles napolitaines (1879), numerous works on Italian history, a translation of Goethe's Faust, Genève et ses poètes (1873), etc. The first volume of his Histoire de la littérature moderne, La Renaissance, de Dante a Luther (1884), was crowned by the French Academy.

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http://www.hls-dhs-dss.ch/textes/f/F15950.php
http://tls.theaterwissenschaft.ch/wiki/Marc_Monnier
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http://catalogo.bne.es/uhtbin/authoritybrowse.cgi?action=display&authority_id=XX1333425
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http://isni.org/isni/0000000109153618
https://nla.gov.au/anbd.aut-an36591543
https://catalogue.bnf.fr/ark:/12148/cb121386495
https://www.idref.fr/029845181
https://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/nr89006135
https://d-nb.info/gnd/117126918
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