Alfred Capus

Alfred Capus

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Alfred Capus (November 25, 1858 - November 1, 1922) was a French journalist and playwright, born in Aix-en-Provence and deceased in Neuilly-sur-Seine. Son to a lawyer from Marseille, Alfred Capus went to university in Toulon. After failing several entrance tests for higher-education schools and working as a draughtsman for a while, he went on to become a journalist. One of his first articles was an obituary of Darwin. He went on to write funny pieces for papers such as Gaulois, L' cho de Paris and L'Illustration. He also wrote for Le Figaro, under the penname of Graindorge. In 1914, he became the editor of Figaro. During the First World War he would write stridently patriotic pieces. On 12 February 1914, he became a member of the Acad mie fran aise.show more

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  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134913634
  • 9786134913638