Summary. Memoirs of an Egotist describes Stendhal's life in Paris and London from 1821 to 1830, after having spent 1814 to 1821 in Italy. The nine-and-a-half years that Stendhal spent in Paris were the longest he had spent anywhere except for his time in Grenoble as a child.
Memoirs of an Egotist, autobiographical work by Stendhal, published posthumously in France in 1892 as Souvenirs d’égotisme. It was also published in the United States as Memoirs of Egotism. Stendhal began writing his memoir in 1832, when he was increasingly aware of his age, isolation, and failing.
Memoirs of an egotist = Souvenirs d'égotisme. by. Stendhal, 1783-1842. Publication date. 1975. Topics. Stendhal, 1783-1842, Novelists, French. Publisher. New York : Horizon Press.
23 de may. de 2023 · Stendhal appears as a cynical wit, adventurer, lover, brilliant conversationalist, and secret man of letters. We are privy to his encounters in the salons and boudoirs of the capital, with his attendant hopes (realized and disappointed), private foibles, and social miscalculations.
1 de abr. de 2003 · 2.8 out of 5 stars. Memoirs of an Egotist, Stendhal’s fragmentary autobiographical work, is alert, wry, and perpetually self-questioning. Through a series of apparently random impressions of the political, social, and artistic movements of the world around him, he imbues a range of human experience, from the mundane to the ...
Souvenirs d’égotisme is an autobiographical work by Stendhal. It was written in 13 days in June and July 1832 while the author was staying in Civitavecchia. Stendhal recounts his life in Paris and London from 1821 to 1830. It includes candid and spirited descriptions of contemporaries such as Lafayette, Madame Pasta, Destutt de Tracy, Mérimée, and Charles de Rémusat. The story ...
Stendhal's brief memoir, Souvenirs d'Égotisme (Memoirs of an Egotist), was published posthumously in 1892. Also published was a more extended autobiographical work, thinly disguised as the Life of Henry Brulard .