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Gourmont, Remy de

Born: 1858 AD
Died: 1915 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Novelists, Philosophers, Playwrights, Poets

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French author

 

wrote novel "Sixtime" 1890, critical works "Le Livre des Masques" 1896-1898, "Promenades Litteraires" 1904-1913, "Promenades Philosophiques" 1905-1909


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