Vogüé, Eugène Marie Melchior, vicomte de

Vogüé, Eugène Marie Melchior, vicomte de

Vogüé, Eugène Marie Melchior, vicomte de, 1848-1910, French critic. He fought in the Franco-Prussian War and was imprisoned for six months at Magdeburg. He served (1876-82) in the embassy at St. Petersburg and became interested in Russian literature. Preferring romanticism to naturalism, Vogüé wrote a series of essays, Le Roman russe (1886, tr. The Russian Novel, 1913), which introduced Russian novelists to France and had a wide influence on French literary thought.
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