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Paul Bourget (1852–1935)

Bourget, Paul (bör-zhā’). A French novelist and critic; born at Amiens, Sept. 2, 1852; died in 1935. His first book was ‘Restless Life,’ followed by other poems; but he turned to prose and became widely known as essayist, critic, and descriptive writer, and famous for his novels. The latter include: ‘A Cruel Enigma’ (1884); ‘A Crime of Love’ (1886); ‘Lies’; ‘The Disciple’; ‘André Comelis’; ‘Cosmopolis’; ‘A Divorce’ (1904); ‘L’Emigré’ (1907); ‘The Noon-Day Demon’ (1914); and volumes of stories like ‘The Irreparable.’ Among his plays are: ‘The Barricade’ (1910); ‘The Tribune’ (1911). His essays are contained in the volumes: ‘Essays in Contemporary Psychology’; ‘New Essays in Contemporary Psychology’; ‘Studies and Portraits’; and others. ‘Outre-Mer’ is a book on America. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).