StendhalStendhal got the Aquarius Zodiac sign of the Western Astrology
Marie-Henri Beyle or Stendhal is a French writer respected for his analysis of the minds of his characters. Stendhal is the foremost writer of realism. His novels The Red and the Black (1830) and The Charterhouse of Parma (1939) bring out his characters?€™ realist and psychological dimensions. Stendhal was part of Napoleon?€™s army in the 1812 invasion of Russia. After the war he left for Milan Italy where lived for most of his career. He was the French consul at Civitavecchia and Trieste. He wrote The Charterhouse of Parma in 52 days which is set in Italy. His main character discusses suicide and his attitude toward his home county. Stendhal?€™s wit and obsession with sexual conquests are ramped in his books and The Second Sex praises women. He wrote with a rational analysis of romantics passions and is considered a Romantic realist. Stendhal suffered from physical disabilities in his final years and some of his finest work comes from those years. He took potassium and quicksilver treat syphilis and as a result had swollen armpits, difficulty swallowing, sleeplessness and roaring in the ears. He died on the 23rd of March 1942 after collapsing with a seizure on a Paris street. Stendhal was not fully appreciated until the 20th century. He was also a literary critic and championed the romantic influence by comparing rules an strictures of classicism to freer years. Friedrich Nietzsche acknowledged Stendhal in his book Twilight of the Idols. Stendhal?€™s novels attract readership for their wonderful irony and psychological dimensions. He was an avid fan of music and also wrote a biography of Rossini?€™s life and music.
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