|Statement||by Stendhal ; translated from the French by Catherine Alison Phillips.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||376 p. :|
|Number of Pages||376|
|LC Control Number||09501575|
The Life of Henry Brulard, unfinished autobiography by Stendhal, which he began writing in November and abandoned in March The scribbled manuscript, including the author’s sketches and diagrams, was deciphered and published as Vie de Henry Brulard in , 48 years after its author’s death. The work is a masterpiece of ironic self-searching and self-creation, in which the. "The Life of Henry Brulard" is quirky, blunt, funny and, above all, honest. Stendhal wrote this over the winter of and it's not a polished work by any means, that only adds to its charm. As already noted by other reviewers, this is a very modern book: Stendhal doesn't pull any punches when it comes to his feelings about family members /5(9). The Life of Henry Brulard Stendhal, trans John Sturrock (NYRB Classics, £). In , the French Consul in Civitavecchia, one Henri Beyle, better known as Stendhal, is bored out of his mind. The Life of Henry Brulard is the autobiography of one of France's greatest writers, Stendhal, author of The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of , writing at white heat and with such ferocious honesty and indignation that his book was to remain unpublishable for more than a century after its composition, Stendhal revisits his unhappy childhood in a stuffy provincial town and Brand: New York Review Books.
Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Stendhal, Life of Henri Brulard. New York, A.A. Knopf, [©]. OCLC Number: Description: pages illustrations 19 cm. Series Title: Vintage book, K Other Titles: Vie de Henri Brulard. Responsibility: by Stendhal (Henri Beyle) Translated from the French by Catherine Alison Phillips. About the Writer Michael Dirda. Michael Dirda is a Fulbright Fellowship recipient and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The Washington Post Book is the author of the memoir An Open Book () and several collections of essays, including Book by Book () and Classics for Pleasure (). His latest book, On Conan Doyle, was published in by Princeton University Press. The Life of Henry Brulard is the autobiography of one of France's greatest writers. In this book, written with such frankness that it remained unpublishable for more than a century after its composition, the author of The Charterhouse of Parma and The Red and the Black tells the story of his unhappy childhood in a stuffy provincial town and uncovers the roots of his rebellious and skeptical /5(8).
1 Page and chapter numbers refer to the recent republication of the Life of Henry Brulard in Oeuvres Intimes, ed. V. del Litto (Paris: Gallimard, ) II, The English translations have been adapted from the Life of Henry Brulard, tr. Jean Stewart and B. C. J. G. Knight, Funk and Wagnalls (N.Y., ). The Life of Henry Brulard: The Autobiography of Stendhal. by Stendhal [Beyle, Marie-Henri] Seller Inanna Rare Books Ltd. Published Item Price € La Vie de Henri Brulard, telle qu'elle nous est parvenue, est donc une ébauche, un amoncellement de matériaux ramassés en vue de la construction d'une œuvre plus al n'a exécuté qu'une partie du plan qu'il s'était tracé: il a «établi les époques», il a «couvert la toile», niais il n'a pu «en relisant ajouter les souvenirs», ou, plus exactement, tous les souvenirs. Stendhal. Henri Marie Beyle, known through his writing as Stendhal, was born in Grenoble in and educated there at the École Centrale.A cousin offered him a post in the Ministry of War, and from he followed Napoleon's campaigns in Italy, Germany, Russia and Austria.