Larbaud, Valéry, 1881-1957

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Birth 1881-08-29
Death 1957-02-02
French
French

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Valéry Larbaud was a French novelist, poet, critic, and translator. He was particularly noted for his creation of the fictional character Archibaldo Olson Barnabooth, a wealthy young South American who travels through Europe searching for fulfillment. Maurice Edgar Coindreau was brought over from France to teach French at Princeton University's Depart. of Romance Languages and Literatures in 1923.

From the description of Préface pour le roman de William Faulkner "Tandis que j'agonise", traduit de l'anglais par M. Maurice Coindreau : manuscript / by Valé́ry Larbaud, 1932. (Peking University Library). WorldCat record id: 74213682

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