Charles Augustin Sainte-BeuveCharles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
) was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French
He was born in Boulogne, and studied at the College Charlemagne in Paris. He became friendly with Victor Hugo after publishing a favourable review of the author's work, and had an affair with Hugo's wife.
- Tableau de la poesie francaise au seizieme siecle (1828)
- Les Consolations (1830) (poetry)
- Volupte (1835) (novel)