Emmanuel des Essarts
Emmanuel-Adolphe Langlois des Essarts (1839–1909) was a French poet and man of letters.
Emmanuel des Essarts was born on 5 February 1839 in Paris, France. His father, Alfred Stanislas Langlois des Essarts (died 1893), was a poet and novelist of considerable reputation. The son was educated at the École Normale Supérieure.
He wrote Poésies parisiennes (1862), a volume of light verse on trifling subjects; Les Élévations (1864), philosophical poems; Origines de la poésie lyrique en France au XVIe siècle (1873); Du génie de Chateaubriand (1876); Poèmes de la Révolution (1879); Pallas Athéné (1887); Portraits de maîtres (1888), &c., and he was a contributor to Le Parnasse contemporain.
He died on 17 October 1909 at Clermont-Ferrand.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Des Essarts, Emmanuel Adolphee". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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