Nominally Daudet, with the Goncourts and Zola, formed
a trio representing Naturalism in fiction. He
adopted the watchwords of that school, and by private
friendship, no less than...
The French novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer Alphonse Daudet (1840-1897) is remembered chiefly for his regionalist sketches of Provence and for his transitional role in the evolution of 19th...
A century after his death, Alphonse Daudet has entered a familiar literary no-man's-land reserved for those unlucky authors who, once extremely popular, have declined in public favor to the point wher...