See also: Chasles
Victor Euphémien Philarète Chasles , born with Mainvilliers the October 6th 1798 and died in Venice the July 18th 1873, is a man of letters and journalist French, author of many literary studies, in particular on the literature of English language, which it contributed much to make known in France at the 19th century.
BiographyWire of the deputy Pierre-Jacques-Michel Chasles, it passes part of its childhood to the military national Prytanée. It gains a time England and follows various occupations of which that of printer. Of return in France in 1818, it publishes literary criticisms in various reviews, among which in particular the Review of the Two Worlds .
He is librarian with the Bibliothèque Mazarine of 1837 with 1873 and professor with the Collège de France where he is titular pulpit of languages and literatures of Germanic origin and pulpit of languages and foreign literatures of modern Europe between 1841 and 1873.
Philarète Chasles is the father of the philologist Emile Chasles and the cousin of the mathematician Michel Chasles.
Principal publications; Literary studies and histories
- Characters and landscapes (1833)
- Revolution of England. Charles Ier, his court, its people and his Parliament, 1630 to 1660, anecdotic and picturesque history of the social movement and the civil war in England, with the seventeenth century (1844)
- the Eighteenth century in England (2 volumes, 1846)
- Studies on antiquity, preceded by a test on the phases of the literary history and the intellectual influences of the races (1847)
- Studies over the first times of Christianity and the Middle Ages (1847)
- Olivier Cromwell, his private life, its public speeches, its private correspondence, preceded by one historical examination of the biographers and historians of Olivier Cromwell (1847)
- Studies on Spain and the influences of the Spanish literature in France and Italy (1847). Republication: Slatkine, Geneva, 1973. Text in line
- Studies on the literature and manners of England at the XIXe century (1850). Republication: Slatkine, Geneva, 1973.
- Studies on the men and manners at the XIXe century. Contemporary portraits, scenes of voyage, memories of youth (1850)
- Studies on the literature and manners of Anglo-American at the XIXe century (1851)
- Studies on W. Shakspeare, Marie Stuart and Arétin. The drama, manners and the religion in XVIe century (1852)
- Studies on old and modern Germany (1854). Republication: Slatkine, Geneva, 1973.
- Manners and voyages, or Accounts of the new world (1855) Text in line
- Scenes of the camps and the Hungarian bivouacs during the countryside of 1848-1849. Extracts of the memories of an Austrian officer (1855)
- Memories of a doctor. The Doctor of the poor, according to Samuel Warren, Kingsby, Mayhew. Preceded at a glance on the charitable pauperism, charity and institutions in England (1855)
- the Old Doctor, to make following the Memories of a doctor, according to Samuel Warren, Crabbe, Grattan, etc (1859)
- Studies on Germany at the XIXe century (1861)
- Virginia de Leyva or interior of a convent of women in Italy at the beginning of the seventeenth century (1861)
- Galileo Galilei: its life, its lawsuit and its contemporaries, according to the original documents (1862) Text in line
- Voyages of a critic through the life and the books (2 volumes, 1865-1868) Text in line 1 2
- Voyages, philosophy and fine art (1866) Text in line
- Questions of time and problems of formerly. Thoughts on the history, the social life, the literature. Course of the college of France, 1841-1867 (1867)
- contemporary Studies. Theater, music and voyages (1867)
- Still on the contemporaries, their works and their manners (1869) text in line
- the social Psychology of the new people (1875) Text in line
- Studies over the sixteenth century in France, preceded by a History by the literature and French language by 1470 to 1610, and followed by a Chronology of the literary history and history of arts of 1451 to 1610 (1876)
- France, Spain and Italy at the XVIIe century (1877)
- the Father and the girl (with Felix Bodin, 1824)
- Been engaged of Bénarès, Indian nights (1825)
- Fourteen years and the love, or the Dancer and the painter (2 volumes, 1829)
- brown Contes (with Honore de Balzac and Charles Rabou, 1832)
- the Girl of the merchant, fragment of the private life, imitated of English (1855)
- Mémoires (2 volumes, 1876-1877). Republication: Slatkine, Geneva, 1973. Text in line 1 2
- Jeremy Bentham: Tests of Jérémie Bentham on the political situation of Spain, the constitution and the new Spanish code, the constitution of Portugal, etc, translated from English, preceded by observations on the revolution by the peninsula and follow-ups of a new translation of the Constitution of the Cortes (1823)
- Franklin James Didier: Letters of an American traveller, or Observations morals, policies and arts persons on the state of France… in 1815,1816,1817 and 1818 (1823) Text in line
- Jean Paul: Œvres (2 volumes, 1834-1835) text in line 1 2
- William Shakespeare: Richard III, Romeo and Juliette and the Merchant of Venice (in collaboration with Philippe Lebas and Edouard Mennechet, 1836)
- Hepworth Dixon: the News America (1869)
- Ben Jonson: Épicène or the quiet woman, comedy in five acts (S.D.)
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