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Lanson, Gustave

Born: 1857 AD
Died: 1934 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Critics

1857 – Lanson, Gustave was born.

1895 – His Histoire de la littérature française became the standard textbook of the Third Republic

1905 – His influence was at its peak between the Dreyfus Affair and the separation of Church and State.

1906 – His Voltaire, he shifted the balance from the 17th to the 18th c. in the training of citizens.

1909 – His critical editions, of Voltaire’s  Lettres philosophiques.

1911 – Lanson was a visiting professor at Columbia University in New York.

         – His Manuel bibliographique de la littérature française moderne long set the standards for academic scholarship.

1911 – Lanson was a visiting professor at Columbia University in New York.

1915 – Lamartine’s Méditations.

1934 – Gustave Lanson died.