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Alfred de Musset

Alfred de Musset , or, more fully, Alfred Louis Charles de Musset, (November 11, 1810 - May 2, 1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist.

He trained in both law and medicine, but his success was in literature.

The tale of his celebrated love affair with George Sand, which lasted from 1833 to 1835, is told from his point of view in his autobiographical novel, and from her point of view in her Elle et lui.

Works:

  • Poetry
Comtes d'Espagne et d'Italie (1830)
Premières poésies
Poésies nouvelles (includes Les Nuits)
  • Plays
On ne badine pas avec l'amour
Barberine
Un Caprice
Il faut qu'une porte soit ouverte ou fermé
  • Novel
La Confession d'un enfant du siècle (autobiographical)



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