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Anna de Noailles

Posted 1/13/2016 9:12am by Eugene Wyatt.

The Countess Anna de Noailles (1876-1933) was a poet. She was the first woman to become a Commander of the Legion of Honor and was honored with the "Grand Prix" of the Académie Française in 1921. She was a favored correspondent of Marcel Proust.

Yesterday I finished his À la recherche du temps perdu. I will read it a fourth time but the first volume, Du côté de chez Swann, I will read in French.