Frédéric Soulié

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Frédéric Soulié

Frédéric Soulié (1800-1847) was a French popular novelist. He wrote over forty sensation novels like Mémoires du diable (1837-8).

Life[edit]

Frédéric Soulié was born in Foix, the son of a philosopher professor. He gained a law degree before going to Paris to pursue a literary life. Though his early historical dramas were unsuccessful, he gained more attention with the novel Les deux cadavres (1832).[1]

Works[edit]

Plays[edit]

  • Roméo et Juliette, 1828.
  • Christine à Fontainebleau, 1829.
  • Clotilde, 1832.
  • Diane de Chivry
  • Le fils de la folle
  • Closerie des Genêts, 1846.

Novels[edit]

  • Les deux cadavres [The two corpses], 1832.
  • Le vicomte de Béziers, 1834.
  • Le comte de Toulouse, 1835.
  • Les mémoires du diable [Memoirs of the devil], 1837-8.
  • Les prétendus [The pretenders], 1842.
  • La lionne [The lion], 1846
  • La comtesse de Monrion, 1847
  • Confession générale
  • Eulalie Pons
  • La Comtesse de Mourion
  • Saturnin Fichet

References[edit]

  1. ^ France Canh-Gruyer, Frédéric Soulié, Encyclopaedia Universalis. Accessed 13 January 2013.