About Hippolyte Taine

Hippolyte Adolphe Taine was a French critic and historian. He was the chief theoretical influence of French naturalism, a major proponent of sociological positivism and one of the first practitioners of historicist criticism. Literary historicism as a critical movement has been said to originate with him. Taine is particularly remembered for his... Wikipedia
April 21, 1828, Vouziers
March 5, 1893, Paris

Related Authors

Ernest Renan
1823-1892
Bergson in 1927
1859-1941

Hippolyte Taine Quotes