Born in Amiens, September 2, 1852, Paul Bourget was
a pupil at the Lycee Louis le Grand, and then followed
a course at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes, intending
to devote himself to Greek ph...
Paul Bourget once enjoyed a reputation as the most brilliant French writer of his generation. He was not only prolific but also, in terms of official recognition, uniquely precocious. When he entered ...