Narcís Oller

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Narcís Oller i Moragas
1934 bust
1934 bust
Born(1846-08-10)10 August 1846
Valls, Spain
Died26 July 1930(1930-07-26) (aged 83)
Barcelona, Spain
Literary movementRenaixença, Realism, Romanticism

Narcís Oller i Moragas (Catalan pronunciation: [nəɾˈsiz uˈʎe]; 10 August 1846, in Valls – 26 July 1930, in Barcelona) was a Catalan writer, most noted for the novels La papallona (The Butterfly) which appeared with a foreword by Émile Zola in the French translation; his most well-known work L'Escanyapobres (The Usurer); and La febre d'or (Gold Fever) which is set in Barcelona during the period of promoterism. He also translated the works of Tolstoy and Dumas.

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