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Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve

Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (1804-1869) was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French literary history.

He was born in Boulogne, and studied at the College Charlemagne[?] in Paris. He became friendly with Victor Hugo after publishing a favourable review of the author's work, and had an affair with Hugo's wife.


  • Tableau de la poesie francaise au seizieme siecle (1828)
  • Les Consolations (1830) (poetry)
  • Volupte (1835) (novel)

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