André Suarès

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André Suarès
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BornIsaac Félix Suarès
12 June 1868
Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, France
Died 7 September 1948
Saint-Maur-des-Fossés, Val-de-Marne, France
Occupation Poet, critic

André Suarès, born Isaac Félix Suarès [1] (12 June 1868, Marseille – 7 September 1948, Saint-Maur-des-Fossés) was a French poet and critic.

Marseille Second-largest city of France and prefecture of Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur

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From 1912 onwards, he was one of the four "pillars" of the Nouvelle Revue Française, along with André Gide, Paul Claudel and Paul Valéry.

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Paul Claudel French diplomat

Paul Claudel was a French poet, dramatist and diplomat, and the younger brother of the sculptress Camille Claudel. He was most famous for his verse dramas, which often convey his devout Catholicism. Claudel was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in six different years.

In 1931, he contributed to a book entitled Marsiho. In this work, written in Paris, he revealed his true feelings about his hometown (Marseille).

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André Suarès died in 1948, aged 80.





Essais et pamphlets


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