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Stendhal (1783–1842)

A foremost French writer of the Romantic era, Stendhal was born Marie-Henri Beyle in Grenoble, France in 1783. A loyal Bonapartist he followed Napoleon closely during his military campaigns Stendhal's novels reflect his intense love of Italy, his political convictions and the moral and philosophical dilemmas of his time. His most popular works Le ... See full bio »


(age 59) in Paris, France

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Rouge et noir
Rouge et noir Writer
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 2014 Histoire de Mortimer (Short) (after an essay by)
 2012 La certosa di Parma (TV Movie) (novel)
 1997 The Red and the Black (TV Movie) (novel)
 1993 The Scarlet and the Black (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (1993) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... (novel)
 1989 Les maris, les femmes, les amants (poem and aphorism)
 1982 The Charterhouse of Parma (TV Mini-Series) (novel "La Chartreuse de Parme" - 6 episodes)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... (novel "La Chartreuse de Parme")
- Episode #1.5 (1982) ... (novel "La Chartreuse de Parme")
- Episode #1.4 (1982) ... (novel "La Chartreuse de Parme")
- Episode #1.3 (1982) ... (novel "La Chartreuse de Parme")
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... (novel "La Chartreuse de Parme")
 1980 Le roman du samedi: Le coffre et le revenant (TV Movie) (short story)
 1978 Interno di un convento (novel "Roman Walks")
 1976 Krasnoe i chernoe (novel "Le Rouge et le noir")
 1973 Lucien Leuwen (TV Mini-Series) (novel)
  Alta comedia (TV Series) (1 episode, 1973) (story - 1 episode, 1972)
- Rojo y negro (1973)
- Vanina Vanini (1972) ... (story)
 1972 Hora once (TV Series) (story - 1 episode)
- Vanina Vanini (1972) ... (story)
 1970-1971 Las grandes novelas (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- La dama de pique (1971)
- Rojo y negro (1970)
 1971 Les cent livres des hommes (TV Series) (novel - 1 episode)
- La chartreuse de Parme (1971) ... (novel)
 1967 Lamiel (novel "Lamiel")
 1965 The Scarlet and the Black (TV Series) (novel "The Scarlet and the Black" - 5 episodes)
- A Man of Intelligence (1965) ... (novel "The Scarlet and the Black")
- A Question of Style (1965) ... (novel "The Scarlet and the Black")
- Entry Into Society (1965) ... (novel "The Scarlet and the Black")
- A Town in the Country (1965) ... (novel "The Scarlet and the Black")
- Low Estate (1965) ... (novel "The Scarlet and the Black")
 1964 All About Loving (novel "De l'amour")
 1961 Le rouge et le noir (TV Movie) (novel)
 1961 Vanina Vanini (short story: Chronique italienne)
 1954 Rouge et noir (novel)
 1953 Mina de Vanghel (story)
 1953 The Lovers of Toledo (story "Le coffre et le Revenant")
 1948 La Chartreuse de Parme (novel "La Chartreuse de Parme")
 1947 Il corriere del re (novel "Le rouge et le noir")
 1940 Passione (story)
 1928 The Secret Courier (novel "Rouge et noir")
 1920 Il rosso e il nero (novel)

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The idea most useful to tyrants is the idea of God. See more »


Used 187 different pseudonyms during his life, of which "Stendhal" was to become the most recognizable to the public See more »

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