Élémir Bourges, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Élémir Bourges

French writer

Date of Birth: 26-Mar-1852

Place of Birth: Manosque, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Date of Death: 13-Nov-1925

Profession: writer, journalist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Élémir Bourges

  • Élémir Bourges (26 March 1852, Manosque, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence – 13 November 1925) was a French novelist.
  • A winner of the Goncourt Prize, he was also a member of the Académie Goncourt.
  • Bourges, who accused the Naturalists of having "belittled and deformed man", was closely linked with the Decadent and Symbolist modes in literature.
  • His works, which include the 1884 novel Le Crépuscule des dieux ("the Twilight of the Gods"), were informed by both Richard Wagner and the Elizabethan dramatists.

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