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Max Simon Nordau (1849–1923)

Nordau, Max Simon (nôr’dou). A German prose-writer and critic; born at Pesth, Hungary, July 29, 1849; died in 1923. His most celebrated work is ‘Degeneration’ (1893), but he wrote: ‘Paris under the Third Republic’ (1881); ‘The Conventional Lies of our Civilization’ (1883); ‘Paradoxes’ (1886); ‘The Sickness of the Century’ (1889), a novel; and the drama ‘Doctor Kohn’ (1898).