Stendhal

Stendhal

Born: January 01, 1970

Nationality: French

Occupation: Writer

Biography: Marie-Henri Beyle, better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir and La Chartreuse de Parme.

Source/Notes: Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black) (1830), Vol. II, chapter XIX

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