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Jules Barbey d’Aurévilly (1808–1889)

Barbey d’Aurévilly, Jules (bär-bā’ dō-rā-vē-yé). A French critic and novelist; born at Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte, Manche, Nov. 2, 1808; died in Paris, April 23, 1889. He was active as a journalist. His writings are of the extreme romantic type. They are: ‘On Dandyism and G. Brummel’ (1845); ‘The Prophets of the Past’ (1851); ‘Goethe and Diderot’ (1880); ‘Polemics of Yesterday’ (1889); ‘Nineteenth Century: The Works and the Men’ (1861–92). Of his novels the best are: ‘The Bewitched’ (1854); and ‘The Chevalier des Touches’ (1864).