René Doumic

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René Doumic

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.

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  • 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).

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