Author

Victor Segalen

French poet

1878   -   1919

country of citizenship: France
native language: French
educated at: University of Rennes
occupation: physician, poet, physician writer, archaeologist, travel writer, writer
award received: Mort pour la France
student of: Édouard Chavannes

Victor Segalen (14 January 1878 – 21 May 1919) was a French naval doctor, ethnographer, archeologist, writer, poet, explorer, art-theorist, linguist and literary critic. He was born in Brest. He studied naval medicine in Bordeaux. He traveled and lived in Polynesia (1903–1905) and China (1909–1914 and 1917). He died by accident in a forest in Huelgoat, France ("under mysterious circumstances") and reputedly with an open copy of Hamlet by his side.
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works

4

Correspondance

Victor Segalen correspondence, published in three volumes (Vol. 1, 1893-1912 ; Vol. 2, 1912-1919 ; Vol. 3, Repères)

author: Victor Segalen, Henry Bouillier, Annie Joly-Segalen, Dominique Lelong

2004

René Leys

novel by Victor Segalen

author: Victor Segalen

1922

Stèles

recueil de poèmes de Victor Segalen

author: Victor Segalen

1912

Les Immémoriaux

roman de Victor Segalen paru en 1907

author: Victor Segalen

1907

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