Category Archives: French Literature

Jean Genet ~ The Outcast Scribe

Day 343 of Colourisation Project – April 15 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication.  “Excluded by my birth and tastes from the social order, I was not aware of its … Continue reading

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Jules Verne – Patron Saint of Science Fiction

Day 321 of Colourisation Project – March 24 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Universally recognized as the patron saint of science fiction, his works have laid much of the foundation … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo – His Revenge Was Fraternity!

Day 295 of Colourisation Project – February 26 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. One of the pillars of French Literature, Victor Marie Hugo, was born this day, 26 February 1802. … Continue reading

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Alexandre Dumas (père)

Day 212 of Colourisation Project – December 5 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Alexandre Dumas is one of France’s most celebrated and widely read authors, best known for his … Continue reading

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Natalie Clifford Barney – Left Bank Lover

Day 177 of Colourisation Project – October 31 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Two female lovers watch Sarah Bernhardt play Hamlet, when one poses the question, “What is there for … Continue reading

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Bluenosed Alexandre Dumas (Jnr)

Day 81 of Colourisation Project – July 27 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Paris this day, July 27 in 1824, Alexandre Dumas Jnr was a popular French … Continue reading

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George Sand – Female Bachelor ?

Day 55 of Colourisation Project – July 1 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin better known by her pseudonym George Sand was born this day, July 1, in 1804 … Continue reading

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