Reference Works


Maupassant, age seven   (Source: Wikipedia)

Maupassant, age seven
(Source: Wikipedia)



List of Biographies and reference books or articles available in English. If you know of others, please let us know.


Free eBooks are also available in numerous formats from Project Gutenberg for these works:

Chapter (A Study of De Maupassant) in:
Ivory Apes and Peacocks by James Huneker

Other reference works:

  • Francis Steegmuller – Maupassant: a Lion in the Path (New York, 1949; reprinted London, Collins 1950 and MacMillan, 1972)
  • Paul Ignotus – The Paradox of Maupassant (University of London Press, 1967)
  • Michael Lerner – Maupassant (Allen and Unwin, 1975)

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