The Interregnum. Barnave’s
Conversion. His Devotion. His Meetings with
the Queen. The King’s Reply. Fatal
Resolution of the “Right.”&nbs...
Alphonse Marie Louis de Lamartine (1790-1869) was one of the first French romantic poets. A diplomat as well, he led the provisional government of the Second Republic in 1848.Alphonse de Lamartine was...
With Alphonse de Lamartine, says Louis Cazamian, "there begins an age when a normal feature of French literature is its genuinely poetic vein." In charming, often compelling prose, Jean-Jacques Rousse...