René Doumic (7 March 1860, Paris – 2 December 1937), French critic and man of letters, was born in Paris, and after a distinguished career at the École Normale began to teach rhetoric at the College Stanislas.
He was a contributor to the Moniteur, the Journal des Débats and the Revue bleue, but was best known as the independent and uncompromising literary critic of the Revue des Deux Mondes.
- Éléments d'histoire littéraire (1888)
- Portraits d'écrivains (1892)
- De Scribe à Ibsen (1893)
- Écrivains d'aujourd'hui (1894)
- Études sur la littérature française (5 vols., 1896-1905)
- Les Jeunes (1896)
- Essais sur le théâtre contemporain (1897)
- Les Hommes et les idées du XIXe siècle (1903)
- an edition of the Lettres d'Elvire à Lamartine (1905).
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Doumic, René". Encyclopædia Britannica. 8 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
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