Atala , Published In 1801, Tells The Tragic Tale Of The Eponymous Heroine A Mixed Race Christian Daughter Of A Native American Chief She Saves The Captured Chactas And Tragically Falls In Love With One Of ThemRen , Published The Following Year, Is The Seminal Portrait Of The Sensitive And World Weary Young Romantic Hero Who Attempts To Flee Civilization And Pursue A Life In The Wilderness Of Louisiana Referred To By Their Author As His Passionate Twins And Intended To Provide An Illustration Of The Original, Primitive Virtues Of Christianity, The Two Novellas Were Hugely Successful In Their Time, Thanks To Their Vivid Depictions Of Exotic Locations And Their Attunement To The Emotional Sensitivities Of The Age Even Significantly, They Helped Shape European Romantic Archetypes Which Would Bear Resonance Throughout The Nineteenth Century And Profoundly Mark Its Literature And Art In General.
Fran ois Ren , vicomte de Chateaubriand was a French writer, politician and diplomat He is considered the founder of Romanticism in French literature.He has also been mistakenly given the forename Fran ois Auguste in an 1811 edition, but signed all his worked as just Chateaubriand or M le vicomte de Chateaubriand.
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