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Anatole France   /ˈænətˌoʊl fræns/   Listen
Anatole France

French writer of sophisticated novels and short stories (1844-1924).  Synonyms: France, Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault.

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... Set), Judge Malone, Theodosia Garrison, and Julie Opp Faversham ("even to talk with whom over the telephone gives me a sense of larger horizons") as we should have been in similar gossip about Swinburne and Hardy, Henry James and Mallarme, Laforgue, Anatole France, Tolstoy, ...
— Since Cezanne • Clive Bell

... studies the latest developments of thought and society, reads all the new books, sees all the new plays and pictures, and has all the new movements of whatever kind—art, philosophy, and sociology—at her finger ends; and I may add that her favourite writer is Anatole France. Whenever I need light on the latest artistic or philosophic nonsense calling itself a movement (cubism, futurism, Bergsonism, syndicalism, or the like) I go to her, certain that she will know all about it. Nothing is too "modern" for this wonderful "old" lady of seventy-nine; and, whenever ...
— Vanishing Roads and Other Essays • Richard Le Gallienne

... Anatole France has a short story of Pilate in his old age meeting his predecessor as Proconsul in Jerusalem. During their senile gossip the elder asks if Pilate had known a certain beauty named Mary of Magdala. Pilate shakes his head. ...
— The Cup of Fury - A Novel of Cities and Shipyards • Rupert Hughes

Words linked to "Anatole France" :   writer, France, Jacques Anatole Francois Thibault, author

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