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Cover for 100 Quotes by François-René de Chateaubriand
Isbn: 978-28-2117-833-5
Publisher: Saga Egmont
Society & Culture Religion & Beliefs Philosophy Humour collections & anthologies
Accessible since: December 2022
Narrator: Brad Carty
Length: 29 minutes


100 Quotes by François-René de Chateaubriand

Uncover one of the most influential figures in French literature with ‘100 Quotes by François-René de Chateaubriand’.

French writer, politician, diplomat and historian, Chateaubriand was a royalist by political disposition and a defender of the Catholic faith. During a time when society turned against the Church, he produced the defensive ‘Génie du Christianisme’.

Following his autobiography ‘Mémoirs from Beyond the Grave’, this impressive collection of his most notable musings and thoughts invites readers to peek behind the scenes of one of the most dominating figures of the 17th-century French literary scene.

François-René de Chateaubriand (1768-1848) was a French writer, politican, diplomat and historian. Seeing himself as one of the greatest writers and philosophers of the age, his autobiography ‘Mémoirs from Beyond the Grave’ was published after his death in 1849.

During a time when French society was undergoing turbulent changes with the abolishment of the monarchy at the dawn of the French Revolution, Chateaubriand remains today a widely influential figure in 19th-century literature.

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