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Paul Meurice
PAUL MEURICE (5 February 1818 - 11 December 1905) was a French novelist and playwright best known for his friendship with Victor Hugo . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Works * 3 Bibliography * 4 References BIOGRAPHYMeurice was born and died in Paris
Paris
. In 1836, aged eighteen, he was introduced to Hugo by his friend Auguste Vacquerie
Auguste Vacquerie
, and soon became a devoted follower. He had literary ambitions and embarked on a career as playwright. In 1848, Hugo made him the editor-in-chief of a journal he had just founded, called L\'Événement . (This resulted in Meurice's imprisonment in 1851, during Hugo's exile.) Their friendship was very deep: the poet was a witness at Meurice's marriage to Palmyre Granger, daughter of the painter Jean-Pierre Granger . During the twenty years of Hugo's exile, Meurice looked after the financial and literary interests of the proscribed writer
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Paul Foucher
PAUL-HENRI FOUCHER (21 April 1810 – 24 January 1875) was a French playwright, theatre and music critic , political journalist , and novelist. CONTENTS* 1 Biography * 1.1 Early career * 1.2 Career as a dramatist * 1.3 Career as a journalist and writer of nonfiction * 1.4 Career as a novelist * 1.5 Personal traits * 2 Works * 2.1 Plays * 2.2 Operas and ballets-pantomimes * 2.3 Serialized novels * 2.4 Nonfiction works * 3 References * 4 External links BIOGRAPHYEARLY CAREERFoucher was born in Paris and began his career as an employee in the offices of the War Department. One day he visited the poet Alexandre Soumet , who asked Foucher whether he had read his brother-in-law's play Amy Robsart
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Jules Claretie
JULES ARSèNE ARNAUD CLARETIE (3 December 1840 – 23 December 1913) was a French literary figure and director of the Théâtre Français . CONTENTS * 1 Biography * 2 Works * 2.1 Works in English translation * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links BIOGRAPHYHe was born at Limoges . After studying at the lycée Bonaparte in Paris , he became a journalist , achieving great success as dramatic critic to Le Figaro and to the Opinion nationale. He was a newspaper correspondent during the Franco-Prussian War , and during the Paris Commune acted as staff-officer in the National Guard. In 1885 he became director of the Théâtre Français, and from that time devoted his time chiefly to its administration until his death
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George Sand
AMANTINE LUCILE AURORE DUPIN (French: ; 1 July 1804 – 8 June 1876), best known by her pseudonym GEORGE SAND (/sænd/ ; French: ), was a French novelist and memoirist. She is equally well known for her much publicized romantic affairs with a number of artists, including the composer and pianist Frédéric Chopin
Frédéric Chopin
and the writer Alfred de Musset . CONTENTS * 1 Life * 2 Writing * 3 Death * 4 Contemporary views * 5 In literature * 6 In popular culture * 7 Works * 7.1 Novels * 7.2 Plays * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links LIFESand wrote: "My name is not Marie-Aurore de Saxe, Marquise of Dudevant, as several of my biographers have asserted, but Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin, and my husband, M
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Sophocles
SOPHOCLES (/ˈsɒfəkliːz/ ; Greek : Σοφοκλῆς, Sophoklēs, Ancient Greek: ; c. 497/6 – winter 406/5 BC) is one of three ancient Greek tragedians whose plays have survived. His first plays were written later than those of Aeschylus , and earlier than or contemporary with those of Euripides
Euripides
. Sophocles
Sophocles
wrote 120 plays during the course of his life, but only seven have survived in a complete form: Ajax , Antigone , The Women of Trachis , Oedipus Rex , Electra , Philoctetes and Oedipus at Colonus . For almost 50 years, Sophocles
Sophocles
was the most celebrated playwright in the dramatic competitions of the city-state of Athens
Athens
that took place during the religious festivals of the Lenaea and the Dionysia
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Comédie-Française
The COMéDIE-FRANçAISE (French pronunciation: ​ ) or THéâTRE-FRANçAIS (IPA: ) is one of the few state theatres in France
France
and is considered the oldest still-active theatre in the world. It is the only state theatre to have its own troupe of actors. The company's primary venue is the Salle Richelieu. The theatre is part of the Palais-Royal
Palais-Royal
complex and located at 2 rue de Richelieu on the Place André-Malraux in the 1st arrondissement of Paris
1st arrondissement of Paris
. The theatre has also been known as the Théâtre de la République and La maison de Molière
Molière
(English: House of Molière). It inherited the latter name from the troupe of the best-known playwright associated with the Comédie-Française, Molière
Molière
. He was considered the patron of French actors
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Bibliothèque Nationale De France
The BIBLIOTHèQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE (BNF; French: ) is the National Library of France
France
, located in Paris
Paris
. It is the national repository of all that is published in France. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 New buildings * 3 Mission * 4 Manuscript
Manuscript
collection * 5 Digital library * 6 Popular culture * 7 See also * 8 References * 9 Further reading * 10 External links HISTORYThe National Library of France
France
traces its origin to the royal library founded at the Louvre Palace by Charles V in 1368. Charles had received a collection of manuscripts from his predecessor, John II , and transferred them to the Louvre
Louvre
from the Palais de la Cité
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Je Sais Tout
JE SAIS TOUT (meaning I Know All in English) was a French magazine established by Pierre Lafitte (publisher) (fr) in 1905. It was noted for featuring the works of Maurice Leblanc , in particular the adventures of Arsène Lupin , which was first published in 1907. Je sais tout was a popular science magazine. The magazine appeared on the 15th day of each month, but publication was interrupted from August 1914 to the end of 1914. The magazine's format was usually 17.5 cm by 24.5 cm, and contained more than 100 pages. The magazine's logo was created by Jules-Alexandre Grün . Initial circulation figures were estimated to be about 250,000. The headquarters of the magazine was in Paris . THE ARSèNE LUPIN ADVENTURES * Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Burglar , published in 9 parts in issues 6, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18 et 28, from July 1905 to May 1907 * Arsène Lupin vs
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SNAC
SNAC, or SOCIAL NETWORKS AND ARCHIVAL CONTEXT, is an online effort for discovering, locating, and using distributed historical records started by a collaboration of United States-based organizations. It was established in 2010, with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), California Digital Library (CDL), Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities (IATH) at the University of Virginia and the University of California, Berkeley School of Information . SEE ALSO * Archival Resource Key (ARK)REFERENCES * ^ Ferriero, David (2015-08-18). "Introducing SNAC". National Archives - AOTUS blog. Retrieved 2017-05-08. * ^ "SNAC: Social Networks and Archival Context". socialarchive.iath.virginia.edu. Retrieved 2017-05-08. * ^ Larson, Ray R.; Pitti, Daniel; Turner, Adrian (2014)
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Système Universitaire De Documentation
The SYSTèME UNIVERSITAIRE DE DOCUMENTATION or SUDOC is a system used by the libraries of French universities and higher education establishments to identify, track and manage the documents in their possession. The catalog, which contains more than 10 million references, allows students and researcher to search for bibliographical and location information in over 3,400 documentation centers
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International Standard Name Identifier
The INTERNATIONAL STANDARD NAME IDENTIFIER (ISNI) is an identifier for uniquely identifying the public identities of contributors to media content such as books, television programmes, and newspaper articles. Such an identifier consists of 16 digits. It can optionally be displayed as divided into four blocks. It was developed under the auspices of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) as Draft International Standard 27729; the valid standard was published on 15 March 2012. The ISO technical committee 46, subcommittee 9 ( TC 46/SC 9 ) is responsible for the development of the standard. ISNI can be used to disambiguate names that might otherwise be confused, and links the data about names that are collected and used in all sectors of the media industries
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Library Of Congress Control Number
The LIBRARY OF CONGRESS CONTROL NUMBER (LCCN) is a serially based system of numbering cataloging records in the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
in the United States. It has nothing to do with the contents of any book, and should not be confused with Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Classification . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Format * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 External links HISTORYThe LCCN numbering system has been in use since 1898, at which time the acronym LCCN originally stood for Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Card Number. It has also been called the Library of Congress
Library of Congress
Catalog Card Number, among other names. The Library of Congress
Library of Congress
prepared cards of bibliographic information for their library catalog and would sell duplicate sets of the cards to other libraries for use in their catalogs
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Victor Hugo
VICTOR MARIE HUGO (French: ( listen ); 26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement . Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside of France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables , 1862, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris), 1831. In France, Hugo is known primarily for his poetry collections, such as Les Contemplations (The Contemplations) and La Légende des siècles (The Legend of the Ages). Hugo was at the forefront of the romantic literary movement with his plays Cromwell and Hernani. Many of his works have inspired music, both during his lifetime and after his death, including the musicals Notre-Dame de Paris
Paris
and Les Misérables
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Théâtre De La Gaîté (rue Papin)
Coordinates : 48°51′59.5″N 2°21′12″E / 48.866528°N 2.35333°E / 48.866528; 2.35333 Théâtre de la Gaîté (rue Papin)
Théâtre de la Gaîté (rue Papin)
Théâtre de la Gaîté-Lyrique Théâtre National Lyrique (1876–7) Opéra Populaire (1879) The Théâtre de la Gaîté on the rue Papin in 1862 ADDRESS 3–5 rue Papin, 3rd arrondissement Paris
Paris
CAPACITY 1800 seats CONSTRUCTION OPENED 1862 DEMOLISHED 1989 except for the facade, entrance and foyerIn 1862 during Haussmann 's modernization of Paris
Paris
the THéâTRE DE LA GAîTé of the boulevard du Temple was relocated to the rue Papin across from the Square des Arts et Métiers. The new theatre, built in an Italian style to designs of the architects Jacques-Ignace Hittorff and Alphonse Cusin , opened on 3 September
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Théâtre De L'Odéon
Coordinates : 48°50′58.2″N 2°20′19.5″E / 48.849500°N 2.338750°E / 48.849500; 2.338750 Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe Théâtre-Français
Théâtre-Français
du Faubourg Saint-Germain (1782-1789) Théâtre de la Nation (1789-1793) Théâtre de l'Égalité (1794-1796) Théâtre de l'Impératrice et Reine (1808-1818) Second Théâtre-Français
Théâtre-Français
(1819-1990) Facade of the Odéon-Théâtre de l'Europe ADDRESS 2 rue Corneille, 6th arrondissement of Paris
6th arrondissement of Paris
Paris
Paris
CAPACITY 800 CONSTRUCTION OPENED 1782 REOPENED 1808 REBUILT 1819 ARCHITECT Pierre Thomas Baraguay WEBSITE www.theatre-odeon.frThe ODéON-THéâTRE DE L\'EUROPE (formerly the THéâTRE DE L\'ODéON) is one of France's six national theatres
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