Maurois, Andre (Herzog, Emile)

(1885-1967)
   French novelist. Born in Elbeuf, Normandy he studied in Rouen and Caen. He worked in the family business, but began to publish novels and short stories. Fleeing from France during the war, he went to the US and taught at Princeton University. He subse-quently returned to France. A 16-volume collection of his collected works appeared in 1950-5.

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  • MAUROIS, ANDRÉ — (originally Emile Herzog; 1885–1967), French biographer, novelist, and essayist. Born in Elbeuf, Maurois was descended from Alsatian industrialists who moved to Normandy after the Franco Prussian War. Raised in a staunchly patriotic home, he… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Maurois, André — pseud. di Herzog, Émile …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Herzog, Émile — vero nome di Maurois, André …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Maurois, André — Mau·rois (môr wäʹ), André. Pen name of Émile Herzog. 1885 1967. French writer noted for his essays, biographies, and novels, including Atmosphere of Love (1929) and The Family Circle (1932). * * * orig. Émile Herzog born July 26, 1885, Elbeuf,… …   Universalium

  • Maurois, André — (1885 1967) (Émile Herzog)    novelist, essayist, and historian    Born Émile Herzog in Elbeuf, André Maurois, as he is best known, was educated at the university of Caen. His first work, Les Silences du colonel Bramble (1918), is a fictionalized …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Maurois, André — ► (1885 1967) Seudónimo del escritor francés Emile Herzog. De estilo ameno y elegante, alcanzó gran fama con sus novelas Bernardo Quesnay (1926), Climas (1928),Tierra de promisión (1946); anteriormente ya había publicado Los silencios del coronel …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Andre Maurois — André Maurois Pour les articles homonymes, voir Maurois. André Maurois …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Émile Herzog — André Maurois. André Maurois. André Maurois (* 26. Juli 1885 in Elbeuf bei Rouen; † …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Andre Maurois — André Maurois. André Maurois. André Maurois (* 26. Juli 1885 in Elbeuf bei Rouen; † …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Maurois — André Maurois. André Maurois. André Maurois (* 26. Juli 1885 in Elbeuf bei Rouen; † …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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