Standard Name: Alain-Fournier
Used Form: Henri Alban Fournier


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Education Simone de Beauvoir
As a student SB continued her extra-curricular reading. She discovered, through her cousin Jacques Champigneulles , the moderns: Alain-Fournier , Cocteau , Montherlant , Gide , Claudel , Valéry , Barrès , and Adrienne Monnier .
Beauvoir, Simone de. Memoirs of a Dutiful Daughter. Translator Kirkup, James, Penguin.
“Contemporary Authors”. Gale Databases: Literature Resource Centre-LRC.
Friends, Associates T. S. Eliot
In Paris he made his first literary friendships, with Alain-Fournier and Jean Verdenal .
Ackroyd, Peter. T.S. Eliot. Hamish Hamilton.
Intertextuality and Influence Rose Tremain
This bildungsroman or coming-of-age novel dares comparison with a classic of the genre by emphasising the admiration of its thirteen-year-old protagonist, Lewis Little, for Le Grand Meaulnes by Alain-Fournier . When RT comments on the...
Literary responses Naomi Royde-Smith
Askwith (herself a published writer) defended NRS in the columns of The Times soon after the latter's death. She ranked The Delicate Situation as a novel likely to survive, and likened it to other works...


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