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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • French writer who influenced the development of the modern novel with his psychologically penetrating romances, such as The Red and the Black (1830).

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  • noun French writer whose novels were the first to feature psychological analysis of the character (1783-1842)

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Examples

  • (There are honorable echoes here of the young Fabrice del Dongo's adventures at Waterloo in Stendhal's The Charterhouse of Parma.)

    Wharton's Sharp Eye

  • (There are honorable echoes here of the young Fabrice del Dongo's adventures at Waterloo in Stendhal's The Charterhouse of Parma.)

    Wharton's Sharp Eye

  • It is named for the 19th century French author Henri-Marie Beyle, better known by his pen name "Stendhal," who wrote about experiencing it when visiting Florence and seeing Michelangelo's David.

    Zoe P. Strassfield: Stendhal Syndrome

  • It is named for the 19th century French author Henri-Marie Beyle, better known by his pen name "Stendhal," who wrote about experiencing it when visiting Florence and seeing Michelangelo's David.

    Zoe P. Strassfield: Stendhal Syndrome

  • It is named for the 19th century French author Henri-Marie Beyle, better known by his pen name "Stendhal," who wrote about experiencing it when visiting Florence and seeing Michelangelo's David.

    Zoe P. Strassfield: Stendhal Syndrome

  • It is named for the 19th century French author Henri-Marie Beyle, better known by his pen name "Stendhal," who wrote about experiencing it when visiting Florence and seeing Michelangelo's David.

    Zoe P. Strassfield: Stendhal Syndrome

  • Through an aristo cousin Bayle wangled an army commissary job in Germany and then took his pen name Stendhal from a nearby German town.

    American Connections

  • Through an aristo cousin Bayle wangled an army commissary job in Germany and then took his pen name Stendhal from a nearby German town.

    American Connections

  • But the young woman's quest - for personal authenticity, for a vocation - soon grows entangled with a third narrative, centered on Henri Beyle, the 57-year-old French consul at Civitavecchia, better known to posterity under his pen name Stendhal.

    The Washington Post: National, World & D.C. Area News and Headlines - washingtonpost.com

  • Marie Henri Beyle, known better under his pseudonym, "Stendhal," died during this year.

    A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year Volume Two (of Three)

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