Biography On Guy De Maupassant



Guy de Maupassant was born on August 5, 1850 at Chateau de
Miromesnil in France. He was a descendent of a very old French family.
As a boy, Maupassant went to school at Yvetot in Normandy, and then
attended Lycee at Rouen. During his childhood and youth in Normandy, he
picked up a great deal of experiences that he later put to use in many of
his writings. When Maupassant was eleven years old, his parents got
separated. This was probably the most significant events in his life in
that his mother retained custody of him. His mother was the sister of a
close friend of Flaubert, one of the most famous nineteenth-century writers.
She turned to Flaubert for advice on him. Flaubert began ...

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which he served as a member of the French army. After the war was
finished, he entered the French civil service. He first served with the
Ministry of Navy and later with the Ministry of Public Institution. During
the between 1873 and 1880 he also served as a literary apprentice under
Flaubert. At this time, Maupassant realized his weakness as a poet and
concentrated on developing his skills as a writer of prose fiction.
Maupassant wrote a collection of short stories that were published with a
writers such as Bola, and Huysmans. Maupassant work outshone all the
others by far. This is Maupassant became recognized as a writer. He
became one of the most famous and well paid French authors of his time. In
the years 1984 through 1985 he produced a great number of high caliber
fiction. Most of these stories dealt with his experiences as a child in
Normandy.
During 1886-1887 Maupassant began to show signs of mental illness,
probably the results of venereal disease. A sea ...

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