Gérard de Nerval


French translator, poet, and essayist, 1808-1855.


Confessions of a Journeyman Typesetter
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 49,100. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012 by Fario. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Author, printer, and libertine Rétif de la Bretonne ("the French pornographer") was among the most eccentric public figures of eighteenth-century France. Gérard de Nerval, drawn to such eccentrics, examines the life of the extraordinary man whose work the 1911 Britannica deems "unfit for general perusal."

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