- Sully Prudhomme
name = René-François-Armand Prudhomme
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Nobel Prize in Literature|1901
René-François-Armand (Sully) Prudhomme (
Paris, France, March 16, 1839- Châtenay-Malabry, France, September 6, 1907) was a French poet and essayist, winner of the first Nobel Prize in Literature, in 1901.
Prudhomme originally studied to be an engineer, but was to turn to philosophy and later to poetry. In writing poetry, he declared it as his intent to create scientific poetry for modern times. In character sincere and melancholic, he was a member of the Parnassus school, although, at the same time, his work displays characteristics of its own.
* "Stances et poèmes", 1865.
* "Les épreuves", 1866.
* "Les solitudes: poésies", A. Lemerre (Paris), 1869.
* "Les destins", 1872.
* "La France", 1874.
* "Les vaines tendresses", 1875.
* "Le zénith" (poem), published in journal "
Revue des deux mondes", 1876.
* "La justice" (poem), 1878.
* "Poésie", 1865-88, A. Lemerre, 1883-88.
* "Le prisme, poésies diverses", A. Lemerre (Paris), 1886.
* "Le bonheur" (poem), 1888.
* "Épaves", A. Lemerre, 1908.
* "Œuvres de Sully Prudhomme" (poetry and prose), 8 volumes, A. Lemerre, 1883-1908.
* "Que sais-je?" (philosophy), 1896.
* "Testament poétique" (essays), 1901.
* "La vraie religion selon Pascal" (essays), 1905.
* "Journal intime: lettres-pensée" (diary), A. Lemerre, 1922.
External links and references
* Gale Contemporary Authors Online, from the Gale Biography Resource Center database
* [http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/prudhomm.htm Ren Sully-Prudhomme ] at www.kirjasto.sci.fi
* [http://www.nobel.se/literature/laureates/1901/prudhomme-bio.html Sully Prudhomme - Biography ] at www.nobel.se
* [http://www.poesies.net/prudhome.html Poesies.net: Sully Prudhomme]
* [http://www.poesies.net/poeme0.html Poesies.net: Le Zenith]
NAME= Prudhomme, René-François-Armand
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March 16, 1839
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DATE OF DEATH=
September 6, 1907
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