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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Édouard Rod (1857–1910)

Rod, Édouard (rod). A French-Swiss novelist and critic; born at Nyon in 1857; died on Jan. 29, 1910. He published many works of criticism and erudition, among them being: ‘À propos de “L’Assommoir”’ (1879); ‘The Germans at Paris’ (1880); and ‘Wagner and the German Æsthetic’ (1886). But he was better known as a novelist, and published: ‘The Fall of Miss Topsy’ (1882); ‘The Deathward Career’ (1885); ‘The Meaning of Life’ (1889); ‘Stendhal’ (1891); ‘The Sacrificed One’ (1892); ‘A Victor.’ (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).