Lacretelle, Jacques de 1888-1985Alternative names
The French novelist Jacques de Lacretelle was born on July 14, 1888, in Cormatin, France, and died on Jan. 2, 1985, in Paris. Lacretelle wrote his first novel, LA VIE INQUIÈTE DE JEAN HERMELIN (The Troubled Life of Jean Hermelin), an autobiographical novel of adolescence, in 1914, and it was published in 1920. Later, Lacretelle turned to short fiction and nonfiction, and wrote theater reviews for NOUVELLE REVUE FRANÇAISE. It was for the publication of AMOUR NUPTIALE (A Man's Life) in 1929 that Lacretelle won the Prix du Roman of the French Academy.
From the description of Jacques de Lacretelle collection, 1920-1923. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 74214205
Jacques de Lacretelle was a French writer of novels, short stories, biography, and literary criticism.
From the description of Jacques de Lacretelle letter, Beauvais, to cher Monsieur, n.d. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 40750094
- Novelists, French--20th century--Manuscripts