UZANNE, Octave (1852-1931)

Scope and Content

Letter to an anonymous correspondent in which Octave Uzanne mentions his six months in Brittany, 1918. He claims to have benefitted from the fresh air there.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born 1852; published Les Surprises du Coeur in 1881; wrote an article in 1894: "The End of Books", which predicted that books would eventually become overtaken by other media. He founded the magazine The Book .


1 letter only

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Open for research.

Acquisition Information

Senate House Library

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