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Bret Harte

American author and poet

1836   -   1902

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country of citizenship: United States of America
languages spoken, written or signed: English
occupation: poet, writer, journalist, typesetter, playwright, prosaist

Bret Harte (HART; born Francis Brett Hart; August 25, 1836 – May 5, 1902) was an American short story writer and poet, best remembered for short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he also wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials and magazine sketches. As he moved from California to the eastern U.S. and later to Europe, he incorporated new subjects and characters into his stories, but his Gold Rush tales have been those most often reprinted, adapted and admired.
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    • Scènes de la vie californienne ( 1875 )

      author: Bret Harte

    • Épisode de la vie d’un joueur californien ( 1876 )

      article paru dans la Revue des Deux Mondes

      author: Bret Harte

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