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Michel Masson (1800–1883)

Masson, Auguste Michel Benoît Gaudichot (mä-sô‘). A French novelist and dramatist; born in Paris, 1800; died in 1883. He wrote much in collaboration. Among his works in fiction are: ‘Tales of the Workshop’ (1832–33); ‘A Young Girl’s Heart’ (1834); ‘The Bundle of Straw’ (1861); ‘The Stubborn Wife’ (1865). He also wrote: ‘Reminiscences of a Child of the People’ (1838–41), autobiographic; ‘History of Celebrities’ (1838, many editions); the dramas ‘The Devil in Love’ (1836); ‘Madame Favart’ (1837); ‘A Fixed Idea’ (1850); ‘The Orphans of Notre Dame Bridge’ (1849); etc.