Barbusse

[ bar-bys ]
/ barˈbüs /
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noun

Hen·ri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/, 1873?–1935, French journalist and author.

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Examples from the Web for barbusse

  • Not until we have read Men in Battle do we fully appreciate Barbusse's chariness in the use of material effects.

    The Forerunners|Romain Rolland
  • For the common soldiers view of the war there is no better book than Le Feu by Barbusse.

  • Barbusse's story is that of a single squad, almost entirely composed of workers and peasants.

    The Forerunners|Romain Rolland
  • Save in the last chapter, wherein Barbusse expounds his ideas on social questions, we do not make the author's acquaintance.

    The Forerunners|Romain Rolland


British Dictionary definitions for barbusse

Barbusse

/ (French barbys) /

noun

Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1873–1935, French novelist and poet. His novels include L'Enfer (1908) and Le Feu (1916), reflecting the horror of World War I
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