Georges Sand ~  Real name: Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, was born on July 1 1804, and was a respected female French writer with a penchant for wearing mens' clothes - which, in 19th Century Paris, caused quite the scandal. Her works included novels, plays and both literary and political comment pieces.

Georges Sand ~ Real name: Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin, was born on July 1 1804, and was a respected female French writer with a penchant for wearing mens' clothes - which, in 19th Century Paris, caused quite the scandal. Her works included novels, plays and both literary and political comment pieces.

Marguerite Duras - 1914-1996 - Ecrivaine romancière, scénariste et metteuse en scène française.

Marguerite Duras - 1914-1996 - Ecrivaine romancière, scénariste et metteuse en scène française.

Sur ce sentiment inconnu, dont l'ennui, la douceur m'obsèdent, j'hésite à apposer le nom, le beau nom grave de tristesse. Françoise Sagan.

Sur ce sentiment inconnu, dont l'ennui, la douceur m'obsèdent, j'hésite à apposer le nom, le beau nom grave de tristesse. Françoise Sagan.

"You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm."   -- Colette (French writer, 1873-1954)

"You will do foolish things, but do them with enthusiasm." -- Colette (French writer, 1873-1954)

Jacques Prévert photographed by Brassaï in 1948

Jacques Prévert photographed by Brassaï in 1948


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81 Years Of Style: French Writer Colette’s Never Ending Influence On Fashion

Marguerite Duras_1940’s - check out her book "The Lover" , also a film by the same name

Marguerite Duras_1940’s - check out her book "The Lover" , also a film by the same name

FEMMEDANDY:  Because no-one, ever, anywhere, can ever have too much Colette. No one has held a cigarette so perfectly.   If I can’t have too many truffles, I’ll do without truffles.

FEMMEDANDY: Because no-one, ever, anywhere, can ever have too much Colette. No one has held a cigarette so perfectly. If I can’t have too many truffles, I’ll do without truffles.

Feminist writer Collette as young woman with the long hair she had to leave home to cut, her mother was so proud of it

Feminist writer Collette as young woman with the long hair she had to leave home to cut, her mother was so proud of it

Marguerite Duras // "Il faut éviter de penser à ces difficultés que présente le monde, quelquefois. Sans ça, il deviendrait tout à fait irrespirable."

Marguerite Duras // "Il faut éviter de penser à ces difficultés que présente le monde, quelquefois. Sans ça, il deviendrait tout à fait irrespirable."

The writer Colette - Jeanine Niepce  French is a wonderful language when written by Colette. I love her books. And what an amazing person she was

The writer Colette - Jeanine Niepce French is a wonderful language when written by Colette. I love her books. And what an amazing person she was

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