French dramatist, wasEnd of Article: ANTOINE VINCENT ARNAULT (1766-1834)
See also:born in
See also:Paris in
See also:January 1766 . His first
See also:Marius Minturnes (1791), immediately established his reputation . A
See also:year later he followed up his first success with a second republican tragedy, Lucrece . He
See also:left France during the Terror and on his return was arrested by the revolutionary authorities, but was liberated through the intervention of Fabre d'Eglantine and
See also:ethers . He was commissioned by
See also:Bonaparte in 1797 with the reorganization of the Ionian Islands, and was nominated to the Institute and made secretary general of the university . He was faithful to his
See also:patron through his misfortunes, and after the
See also:Hundred Days remained in
See also:exile until 1819 . In 1829 he was627 re-elected to the Academy and became perpetual secretary in 1833 . Othiers of his plays are
See also:Blanche et Montcassin, ou
See also:les . Venitiens (1798); and Germanicus (1816), the performance of which was the occasion of a disturbance in the
See also:parterre which threatened serious
See also:political complications, . His tragedies are perhaps less known now than his Fables (1813, 1815 and 1826), which are written in very graceful
See also:verse .
See also:Arnault collaborated in a
See also:Vie politique et militaire de
See also:Napoleon (1822), and wrote some very interesting Souvenirs d'un sexagenaire' (1833), which contain much out-of-the-way information about the
See also:history of the years previous to 1804 . Arnault died at Goderville on the, 16th of
See also:September 1834 .
His eldest son, Emilien Lucien (1787-1863), wrote several tragedies, the leading roles in which were interpreted by
See also:Talma . See Sainte-Beuve, Causeries du lundi, vol . 7 . Arnault's (Euvres completes (4 vols.) were published at the
See also:Hague and Paris in 1818-1819, and again (8 vols.) at Paris in 1824 .
ERNST MORITZ ARNDT (1769-1860)
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