Vallès, Jules

   writer, journalist
   Born in Puy, Jules Vallès came to Paris to dedicate himself to a career in letter, but soon took up other diverse professions. As an uncompromising polemicist, he collected his various articles (written between 1861 and 1865) in LesRéfractaires (1865) and La Rue (1866), in which he demonstrated his enthusiasm for the proletarian cause. in 1871, he became a member of the Paris commune, which he defended in his journal Cri du peuple. Condemned to death at the end of the insurrection, he sought refuge in London and did not return to Paris until 1880. His romantic trilogy, Jacques Ving-tras (1879-86), which includes L'Enfant (1979), Le Bachelier (1881), and L'Insurge (posthumous, 1886), evokes the author's youth and struggles, as well as the tragedy of the Commune. outraged by the injustices of bourgeois society (and the ideas that it put forth), Vallès never claimed to be objective but wrote in a lively style, full of unexpected images and in a sometimes disconcerting syntax. He also resorted to an often shocking realism enlivened by his revolutionary lyricism and rhetoric.

France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present . 1884.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Vallès, Jules — ▪ French writer born June 10, 1832, Le Puy (now LePuy en Velay), France died February 14, 1885, Paris       French Socialist journalist and novelist, founder of Le Cri du Peuple (1871), which became one of France s leading Socialist newspapers.… …   Universalium

  • Jules Valles — Jules Vallès Jules Vallès Portrait de Jules Vallès par Gustave Courbet Activité(s) écrivain, journaliste Naissa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jules Vallès — Portrait de Jules Vallès par Gustave Courbet Nom de naissance Vallez Activités …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jules Valès — Jules Vallès Jules Vallès Portrait de Jules Vallès par Gustave Courbet Activité(s) écrivain, journaliste Naissa …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Jules Vallès — (10 June 1832 – 14 February 1885) was a French journalist and author. Jules Vallès by Gustave Courbet Contents 1 Early life …   Wikipedia

  • Jules Vallès — gemalt von Gustave Courbet Jules Vallès (* 11. Juni 1832 in Puy en Velay, Haute Loire; † 14. Februar 1885 in Paris) war ein französischer Journalist, Romanschriftsteller …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vallès — oder Vallès ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adrián Vallés (* 1986), spanischer Rennfahrer Jules Vallès (* 1832), französischer Revolutionär und Journalist Siehe auch: Valle …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Vallès — (Jules) (1832 1885) journaliste et écrivain français. Fondateur du Cri du peuple, membre de la Commune, condamné à mort, il s exila à Londres (1871 1883), où il écrivit la trilogie autobiographique de Jacques Vingtras: l Enfant (1879), le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Jules Valles — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt bedarf einer Überarbeitung. Näheres ist auf der Diskussionsseite angegeben. Hilf mit, ihn zu verbessern, und entferne anschließend diese Markierung. Jules Vallès gemalt von Gustave Co …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jules-Amédée Barbey d'Aurevilly — Jules Barbey d Aurevilly Pour les articles homonymes, voir Barbey (homonymie). Jules Amédée Barbey d’Aurevilly …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.