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Evariste De Parny

Evariste De Parny Biography

Poet


ABOUT
French poet known for Poesies erotiques and other collections of love poetry. His literary work was popular in both France and Russia at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
BEFORE FAME
He studied religion before giving up the idea of a clerical career in favor of a (temporary) military one.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Marie-Francoise Vally in 1802. Earlier in his life, he had a love affair with Esther Lelievre that inspired him to publish his first love poems.
ASSOCIATED WITH
The Russian poet Alexander Pushkin highly praised de Parny's literary work.
TRIVIA
He published a political, poetical allegory in 1805 that was entitled "Goddam! Goddamn! par un French-dog."

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