The Journal of Jules Renard

The Journal of Jules Renard

Jules Renard


"Directly, or in a roundabout way, Renard is on the foundation of latest literature."--Jean-Paul Sartre Spanning from 1887 to a month sooner than his demise in 1910, The magazine of Jules Renard is a distinct autobiographical masterpiece that, although celebrated overseas, is basically undiscovered within the United States.

Spanning from 1887 to a month sooner than his demise in 1910, The magazine of Jules Renard is a distinct autobiographical masterpiece that, notwithstanding celebrated out of the country and mentioned as a precept impression via writers as various as Somerset Maugham and Donald Barthelme, is still principally undiscovered within the usa. all through his magazine, Renard develops not just his creative convictions but additionally his humanity as he displays at the nineteenth-century French literary and paintings scene, and at the emergence of his place as a massive novelist and playwright in that international. Renard presents aphorisms and quips, and portrays the main points of his own life―his love pursuits, his place as a socialist mayor of Chitry, the suicide of his father―that frequently seem in his paintings.

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