Rene Francois Armand Prudhomme (1839 - 1907 / France)
Rene Francois Armand Prudhomme, the son of a French shopkeeper. He also went by the name of René François Armand Sully-Prudhomme and Sully Prudhomme. An eye disease terminated his training at a polytechnic institute where he hoped to become an engineer. Instead, his studies concentrated on literature. His first job was as a clerk in a factory office, which he left in 1860 to study law. Sully Prudhomme was a member of the Conference La Bruyere, a distinguished student society, and the favourable reaction from his fellow members encouraged him to go on writing poetry.
His first volume, Stances et Poemes (Stanzas and Poems) (1865), was well reviewed by Sainte-Beuve and ... more »
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- A Ronsard
- A vingt ans
- Ah! le cours de mes ans...
- At The Water's Edge
- Au bord de l'eau
- Au jour le jour
- Aux amis inconnus
- Aux poètes futurs
- Aux Poètes Futurs
- Broken Vase
- Ce qui dure
- Combats intimes
- Corps et âmes
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