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Goncourt

noun
1.
French writer who collaborated with his brother Edmond de Goncourt on many books (1830-1870).  Synonyms: Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt, Jules de Goncourt.
2.
French writer who collaborated with his brother Jules de Goncourt on many books and who in his will established the Prix Goncourt (1822-1896).  Synonyms: Edmond de Goncourt, Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de Goncourt.



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"Goncourt" Quotes from Famous Books



... direct and almost automatic transmission. But even in adult life we may often meet with an exchange of feeling which seems almost independent of any intellectual communication. Lovers know it, and intimate friends like the brothers Goncourt, to say nothing of people who stand in so close a rapport with each other as a hypnotiser and his subject. And even where there is no previous sympathetic relation, a state of joy or sadness may often, if it is only distinctly expressed, pass over, so to say, from the individual ...
— Introduction to the Science of Sociology • Robert E. Park



Words linked to "Goncourt" :   Edmond Louis Antoine Huot de Goncourt, Prix Goncourt, writer, Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt, author, Jules de Goncourt



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