Stendhal [ sten- dahl, stan-; French stahn- d ] al SHOW IPA / stɛnˈdɑl, stæn-; French stɑnˈdal / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun , 1783–1842, Marie Henri Beyle French novelist and critic.
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How to use Stendhal in a sentence
Like Flaubert, Tolstoy and
Stendhal greatly admired Walter Scott.
This exile was all the more irksome as
Stendhal's amoristic history had now reached its great climax.
This little work, rushed off in a few hours, is one of
Stendhal's happiest efforts.
Stendhal, with his physical and intellectual faculties still unimpaired, died suddenly at the age of fifty-nine.
The life of
Stendhal no doubt may not have been as ideally satisfactory as his theories may have warranted.
To this lady
Stendhal set himself to lay a siege, which was eventually successful after a quite unnecessary duration. British Dictionary definitions for Stendhal noun original name Marie Henri Beyle. 1783–1842, French writer, who anticipated later novelists in his psychological analysis of character. His two chief novels are Le Rouge et le noir (1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (1839)
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Cultural definitions for Stendhal
nom de plume of the nineteenth-century French writer and critic Henry Marie Bayle. A major influence on the development of the modern novel, Stendhal's romantic, psychologically realistic works include The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma.
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