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The Poetry Box
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Our corpus contains sonnets written by 760 authors.
Edmond Arnould, born on 13 March 1811 in Dieuze (Moselle) and died on 11 February 1861 in Paris (6e), was a French writer, poet and university professor.
Théodore de Banville
Théodore Faullain de Banville, born on 14 March 1823 in Moulins (Allier) and died on 13 March 1891 in Paris 6th arrondissement, was a poet, playwright and critic
Charles Baudelaire was a French poet. He was born in Paris on 9 April 1821 and died in the same city on 31 August 1867.
Jane Catulle Mendès
Jeanne Primitive Mette, known as Jane Catulle Mendès, born on March 16, 1867 in the 6th district of Paris and died on June 9, 1955 in Paris, is a French poetess.
François Édouard Joachim Coppée, born on 26 January 1842 in Paris1 where he died on 23 May 1908, was a French poet, playwright and novelist.
Pauline De Flaugergues
Pauline de Flaugergues, born on August 21, 1799 in Rodez (Aveyron) and died on February 2, 1878 in Châtillon (Hauts-de-Seine), is a French poetess.
Jules Pierre Théophile Gautier, born in Tarbes on 30 August 18111 and died in Neuilly-sur-Seine on 23 October 1872, was a poet, novelist and art critic.
Amélie Rose Françoise Gex, born on October 24, 1835, in La Chapelle-Blanche (Savoie) and died on June 16, 1883, in Chambéry, is a Savoyard poetess of Savoyard language, dialect francoprovençal or arpitan.
Charles Des Guerrois
Jean-Baptiste Charles Des Guerrois, born in Troyes on 3 August 1817 and died in the same city on 13 March 1916, was a French historian, poet and librarian.
José-Maria de Heredia
JJosé-Maria de Heredia, born on 22 November 1842 in Cuba and died on 3 October 1905 in France, was a Cuban writer.
Leconte de Lisle
Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle, known simply as Leconte de Lisle, was a French poet, born on 22 October 1818 in Saint-Paul on Reunion Island and died on 17 July 1884 in Voisins.
Jeanne Loiseau, born on March 6, 1854 in Batignolles-Monceau and died on January 3, 1921 in Paris, was a French writer, known under the pen name of Daniel Lesueur
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Étienne Mallarmé, known as Stéphane Mallarmé, born in Paris on 18 March 1842 and died in Valvins on 9 September 1898, was a French poet, teacher, translator and art critic.
Robert de Montesquiou
Count Robert de Montesquiou, born in Paris on 19 March 1855 and died in Menton (Alpes-Maritimes) on 11 December 1921, was a French man of letters, poet, dandy and critic of art and literature.
Alfred de Musset
Rediscovered in the 20th century, notably in the context of Jean Vilar and Gérard Philipe's TNP, Alfred de Musset is now considered one of the greatest French romantic writers.
Gérard de Nerval
Gérard Labrunie, known as Gérard de Nerval, was a French writer and poet, born on 22 May 1808 in Paris, where he died on 26 January 1855.
Claudius Popelin, born Claudius Marcel Popelin on 2 November 1825 in Paris 2nd, and died on 17 May 1892 in Paris 8th, was a French painter, enameller and poet.
Born at 34 rue du Faubourg Poissonnière. Son of a salesman who died while still a child, René Armand Prudhomme wanted to become a engineer.
Arthur Rimbaud was a French poet, born on 20 October 1854 in Charleville and died on 10 November 1891 in Marseille.
Blanche Sahuqué, born Blanche Larronde on July 16, 1860 in Antwerp and died on September 13, 1912 in Arcachon, is a French woman of letters.
Charles-Augustin Sainte-Beuve was a French literary critic and writer, born on 23 December 1804 in Boulogne-sur-Mer and died on 13 October 1869 in Paris.
Blanche Sari-Flégier was a French writer, born on 4 May 1852 and died on 6 June 1914.
Paul Verlaine was a 19th-century French writer and poet, born in Metz (Moselle) on 30 March 1844 and died in Paris on 8 January 1896 (aged 51).
Pauline Mary Tarn, alias Renée Vivien, was born on June 11, 1877 in London and died on November 18, 1909 in Paris, nicknamed "Sapho 1900", is a British poetess of French language with multiple literary belonging...