Prévost d'Exiles
biographical name Antoine-François 1697-1763 Abbé Prévost French writer

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  • Prévost d'Exiles —   [prevodɛg zil], Antoine François, genannt Abbé Prévost [a be ], französischer Schriftsteller, * Hesdin (Département Pas de Calais) 1. 4. 1697, ✝ Courteuil (bei Chantilly) 23. 11. 1763; war Jesuitennovize, dann Offizier, trat 1720 in die… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Prévost d'Exiles — (spr. prewo deggsil ), Antoine François, franz. Schriftsteller, geb. 1. April 1697 zu Hesdin in Artois, gest. 25. Nov. 1763 auf der Landstraße zwischen Senlis und St. Firmin, trat in den Jesuitenorden, verließ denselben aber aus Neigung für die… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Prévost d'Exiles — [prā vō deg zēl′] Antoine François [än twȧn frän swȧ′] 1697 1763; Fr. novelist: called Abbé Prévost …   English World dictionary

  • Prévost d'Exiles — (spr. prewoh dexihl), Ant. Franç., franz. Schriftstellen, geb. 1. April 1697 zu Hesdin (Artois), gest. 23. Nov. 1763 zu Chantilly; am bekanntesten sein Roman »Manon Lescaut« (2 Bde., 1728 u.ö.; deutsch 1842). – Vgl. Harisse (franz., 1896),… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Prévost d´Exiles — Prévost d´Exiles, Antoine François …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Prévost d'Exiles — /preɪˌvoʊ dɛgˈzil/ (say pray.voh deg zeel) noun Antoine François /ɒ̃ˌtwan frɒ̃ˈswa/ (say on.twahn fron swah) ( Abbé Prévost ), 1697–1763, French novelist, whose romance Manon Lescaut was used as the basis for operas by Puccini and Massenet …   Australian English dictionary

  • Prévost d'Exiles — /prdday voh deg zeel / Antoine François /ahonn twannn frddahonn swann /, ( Abbé Prévost ), 1697 1763, French novelist. * * * …   Universalium

  • Prévost d'Exiles — /prdday voh deg zeel / Antoine François /ahonn twannn frddahonn swann /, ( Abbé Prévost ), 1697 1763, French novelist …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François — (1697 1763) (Abbé Prévost)    writer, cleric    Antoine François Prévost d Exiles, or Abbé Prévost as he is better known, was born in Hesdin and, after having chosen the church over the military as a career, became a preacher (1726). He abandoned …   France. A reference guide from Renaissance to the Present

  • Prévost d'Exiles, Antoine-François, Abbé — known as Abbé Prévost born April 1, 1697, Hesdin, France died Nov. 25, 1763, Chantilly French novelist. From an early age Prévost alternated between enlistments in the army and entries into the religious life, which he eventually fled in 1728.… …   Universalium

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