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  Stendhal - MSN Encarta
Stendhal derived his pseudonym from the German town Stendal, and it is the best-known of many pseudonyms that the author used.
Stendhal dedicated his works to “the happy few,” whom he conceived of as an elite of extreme individualists who shared his belief in the necessity of skepticism and the value of energy and passion.
Stendhal predicted he would not be understood until the 20th century, and it is true that his reputation has increased with each succeeding generation.
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Stendhal's subjects are often melodramatic, but they form a fascinating frame for his psychologically deep stories of selfishness and different paths towards self-discovery.
Stendhal's mother died when he was seven, and his pious aunt took care of his education with a Jesuit priest; he hated them both.
Stendhal's political views were full of contradictions: his lack of success fueled his hostility towards the prevailing order but later, after achieving fame, he became a moderate conservative.
www.kirjasto.sci.fi /stendhal.htm   (1424 words)

 Stendhal Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Stendhal was born Marie Henri Beyle on Jan. 23, 1783, in Grenoble.
Stendhal's schooling was under the Ideologues, a group of 18th-century investigators of psychology, a training that set him apart from the later romantic authors.
Through a witty analogy Stendhal suggested that the initial manifestation of love is no more than a "crystallization" about the loved one of qualities the lover wishes to find in him or her--a matter (to use a later terminology) of projection and ego-satisfaction little dependent upon the real qualities of the person who is loved.
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 Stendhal Reviews
Unfortunately, the pure brilliance of Stendhal was lost on this crowd: they weren't "loud" or "hard" enough for this crowd of young punks (who were probably missing their curfew to be there)...
Granted, while Stendhal consumes its listeners with a spiraling wash of calculated freakouts (a la Red Crayola or Cromagnon) the theatrics are tempered with echoes of new wave enthusiasm (a la Jesus and Mary Chain or contemporaries Aerial Love Feed).
Stendhal harkens back more to the early days of the movement (hell, I can even hear some influence from King Crimson at times) rather than trying to compare them to any modern acts as they experiment more with a physical sound than something that is computer generated.
www.stendhalnoise.com /Reviews.htm   (3943 words)

 Stendhal - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stendhal was a dandy and wit about town in Paris, as well as an inveterate skirt-chaser.
In 1817 Stendhal reportedly was overcome by the cultural richness of Florence he encountered when he first visited the Tuscan city.
In Stendhal's 1822 classic On Love he describes or compares the “birth of love”, in which the love object is crystallized in the mind, as being a process similar or analogous to a trip to Rome.
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 Guardian Unlimited Books | By genre | Doris Lessing on the pain and passion of Stendhal
Stendhal said he didn't expect readers who would understand him until 1890; but this was a movable rendezvous with the future.
The ideal lover of Stendhal comes, as he did, from a family of conventional people in a provincial town - in his case Grenoble - which is snug, complacent and reactionary, both politically and socially.
Stendhal's heroes owed all the grace and charm in their lives to women and so did he.
books.guardian.co.uk /departments/classics/story/0,6000,962318,00.html   (2581 words)

 INS Scholarship 1997: Following in the Footsteps of Glory: Stendhal's Napoleonic Career
Stendhal, a native of Grenoble, grew to hate his existence in that city, and longed for the adventures of Paris.
Stendhal's earlier idealistic image of Paris was replaced with one of Milan in particular, and Italy in general.
Stendhal determined to convince the Darus that he was worthy of their support.
www.napoleon-series.org /ins/scholarship97/c_stendhal.html   (4861 words)

 Stendhal. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Stendhal’s first novel, Armance (1827), was scorned by the critics.
After the accession (1830) of Louis Philippe, Stendhal was appointed consul at Trieste, but because Metternich objected to his books and liberal ideas, he was shifted to Civitavecchia in 1831.
Stendhal returned to Paris a few months before he died.
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 CD Baby: STENDHAL: Impure
Stendhal began from two ideas: modern music had grown stale, tasteless and unimaginative and live performances had become nothing more than glorified rehearsal.
Stendhal's CD Impure could have easily been subtitled "Dare" simply because that is what they did.
Much of this work is reflective of the early punk/goth transition, yet with the added machinations of objects that were never meant to be used as part of a music venue, they clearly brought the underground world full circle.
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 Stendhal - France.com
Beyle used the pseudonym "Stendhal", supposedly chosen as an anagram of "Shetland" (although Georges Perec may have invented this explanation - references to Le Rouge et le Noir feature extensively in Perec's unfinished last novel 53 jours).
Stendhal was an avid fan of music, particularly the composers Cimarosa, Mozart, and Rossini, the latter of whom he wrote an extensive biography, Vie de Rossini (1824), now more valued for its wide-ranging musical criticism than its historical accuracy.
Stendhal's brief, saucy memoir, Souvenirs d'Egotisme (Memoirs of an Egotist) was published posthumously in 1892.
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 Stendhal in Lithuania - Antanas Vaiciulaitis
Stendhal joined the cavalry dragoons through the patronage of his close relative and guardian Pierre Daru, who was the imperial commissary general, administrator, and later secretary of state.
Stendhal was afraid whether Gaétan who did not have the "necessary perseverance" had survived or whether he had been taken prisoner.
According to Stendhal "the war against Russia was popular in France, because the weakness of Louis XV permitted Poland to be divided."18 (p.
www.lituanus.org /1976/76_2_02.htm   (3851 words)

 StendhalManual - Arianne
Stendhal features a new, rich and expanding world in which you can explore towns, buildings, plains, caves and dungeons.
Stendhal is open source and by playing you help us improve it.
Stendhal features a world in constant evolution, with tons of interesting quests to accomplish and thousands of friends to meet.
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 Scifilm -- Reviews, THE STENDHAL SYNDROME (1996)
Beyle described the symptoms of the illness, in one of his writings, as rapid heartbeat, dizziness, confusion and hallucinations brought on by exposure to an "overdose" of beautiful art, paintings, and artistic masterpieces.
Stendhal's Syndrome is when you are exposed to so much beauty that you faint.
At the hotel, as she is recovering from another unexpected attack of Stendhal's, Grossi gets into her hotel room and rapes her at the point of her own gun.
www.scifilm.org /reviews2/stendhalsyndrome.html   (1679 words)

 The Red and the Black - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Stendhal uses his flawed hero to satirize French society of the time, particularly the hypocrisy and materialism of its aristocracy and the Catholic Church, and to foretell a radical change in French society that will remove both of those forces from their positions of power.
At the time Stendhal wrote The Red and the Black, the prose in novels included dialogue or omniscient descriptions, but Stendhal's great contribution was to spend much of the novel inside the characters' heads, describing their feelings and emotions and even their inner conversations.
Stendhal's style was highly allusive, with copious references to the works of Voltaire, Friedrich Schiller, and William Shakespeare; quotes from Racine's play Phèdre and Byron's Don Juan; and to philosophers and thinkers who influenced Stendhal, such as John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/The_Red_and_the_Black   (1720 words)

 Stendhal - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Reverie, sensation, effect: Novelistic attention and Stendhal's De l'amour.
Stendhal's reformulation of the epic and the idyll in 'Le Rouge et Le Noir.'
Stendhal en sa correspondance ou "L'Histoire d'un esprit.".(Book Review)
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-stendhal.html   (633 words)

 Penguin Reading Guides | The Red and the Black | Stendhal
In the course of the novel it is clear that the provinces, the seminaries, and the city are fundamentally alike in the types of behavior they breed and frequently reward.
This multilayered, endlessly intriguing novel ends appropriately with Stendhal's dedication of the novel "To the happy few." We are left to determine the identity of the "few," the source and nature of their happiness, and whether we count Julien
Stendhal's health began to deteriorate sharply in early 1841, when he suffered an attack of apoplexy.
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 Stendhal - Introduction
Stendhal s'est souvent vanté d'écrire pour un petit nombre de ses contemporains : "J'écris pour des amis inconnus, une poignée d'élus qui me ressemblent : les happy few." indique-t-il dans la Vie d'Henry Brulard.
A une époque où régnait le goût des envolées lyriques, Stendhal a eu en horreur l'éloquence et l'emphase.
Dès 1821, Stendhal, qui décidément n'accordait que peu de confiance à ses contemporains, avait composé lui-même son épitaphe, en italien : "Henri Beyle, Milanais, vécut, aima, écrivit.
www.alalettre.com /stendhal-intro.htm   (434 words)

 Amazon.fr : Voyages en Italie: Livres: Stendhal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Stendhal a déjà séjourné quatre fois en Italie lorsqu'il commence la rédaction de Rome, Naples et Florence en 1816.
Stendhal dépeint avec beaucoup de réalisme le caractère des gens croisés au fur et à mesure de ses rencontres.
Stendhal écrivait : « Ce que j'aime à voir dans une ville, ce sont ses habitants.
www.amazon.fr /Voyages-en-Italie-Stendhal/dp/2070106977   (2327 words)

 Stendhal Hotel Opera Paris, France - Stendhal Hotel Opera Group Booking Reservation Meetings Meeting Planning ...
The Stendhal Hotel Opera is the perfect place to hold a corporate event such as; team building, sales meetings, board of director meetings, or just corporate hospitality.
Weddings at the Stendhal Hotel Opera with their facilities, guest rooms and experienced wedding and group management staff, are magnificent.
A Stendhal Hotel Opera wedding reception is a party where guests come to celebrate the marriage of the bride and groom.
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 Alibris: Stendhal
A definitive account of the life of Henri Beyle, author (under the pseudonym "Stendhal") of "The Red and the Black" and "The Charterhouse of Parma".
'Stendhal always considered this his principal work, ' wrote Henri Martineau, 'because in it he had expressed his most cherished ideas, his most imtimate beliefs, all that science of happiness to which he attached so much importance, above all because he had enclosed in it his most painful secrets about love.' Stendhal's obsession with Mathilde...
Authors Stendhal and Chernin document Cecilia Bartoli's 14 appearances in staged opera, with a generous helping of unrestrained diva worship.
www.alibris.com /search/books/subject/Stendhal   (797 words)

 Word Spy - Stendhal's syndrome
They call it "Stendhal's syndrome" because the 19th-century French novelist is said to have been the first to write about the dizzying disorientation some tourists experience when they encounter masterpieces of the Italian Renaissance.
Crowded Florence, cradle of the Renaissance, a city where palaces and monuments submerge the visitor, where each stone has a story, each corner a legend, is literally driving some tourists out of their mind.
For decades, the malaise was known as the "tourist disease." Stendhal, visiting Florence for the first time in 1817, suffered a mild attack of the madness.
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 Amazon.ca: The Life of Henry Brulard: Books: Stendhal,Lydia Davis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The Life of Henry Brulard is the autobiography of one of France's greatest writers, Stendhal, author of The Red and the Black and The Charterhouse of Parma.
Here, writing at white heat and with such ferocious honesty and indignation that his book was to remain unpublishable for more than a century after its composition, Stendhal revisits his unhappy childhood in a stuffy provincial town and bares his rebellious heart.
Early in the Life, Stendhal describes the pleasure of reading Florentine goldsmith Benvenuto Cellini's memoirs, so fresh, he notes, that they seem to have been written yesterday.
www.amazon.ca /Life-Henry-Brulard-Stendhal/dp/0940322897   (452 words)

 Stendhal Biography | Dictionary of Literary Biography
Among the four greatest novelists of nineteenth-century France, Stendhal is noteworthy for the intensity of conscience and feeling in his characters, and for beginning his publication of fictional works later in life than did Honoré de Balzac, Gustave Flaubert, and Emile Zola.
Stendhal was usually preoccupied with self-image, and as a result he was by turns timid or brazen, sensitive or cynical, evasive or forthright, never sure of how he was being perceived by others.
These aspects of his personality appear in the portraits of his heroes and in his narrative technique, but they may also account for his waiting until age forty-four to publish his first novel.
www.bookrags.com /biography/stendhal-dlb   (190 words)

 Columbia Encyclopedia- Stendhal - AOL Research & Learn
Columbia Encyclopedia- Stendhal - AOL Research & Learn
After Napoleon's fall in 1814, Stendhal went to Milan, remaining there until 1820.
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 MEGA Brands | Fun Stuff | Dragons | Movie | Metal of Ages | Stendhal
nce a noble ally to King Thoron, Stendhal’s boundless ambition and egotism have driven him into a dark alliance with Scylla to seize the Dragon thrown for himself.
Believing himself superior to Thoron, Stendhal could not accept being second to the Dragon King, and was responsible for the death of Thoron’s beloved queen.
In battle, Stendhal is Thoron’s only true threat.
www.megabloks.com /en/kids/dragons/movie_metal/stendhal.php   (105 words)

 AllRefer.com - Stendhal (French Literature, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Stendhal (French Literature, Biography) - Encyclopedia
In Vie de Haydn, de Mozart, et de MEtastase (1814) and in Rome, Naples, et Florence en 1817 (1817), he borrowed facts freely from other writers, but the point of view and wit were his own.
He wrote constantly there, although he did not publish; among the works of that period are Souvenirs d'Egotisme and La Vie d'Henri Brulard, both autobiographical, and Lucien Leuwen, a novel.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/S/Stendhal.html   (616 words)

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