Charles Péguy


Born
in Orléans, France
January 07, 1873

Died
September 04, 1914

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Charles Pierre Péguy (Orléans, 7 janvier 1873 ; Villeroy, 5 septembre 1914) est un écrivain, poète et essayiste français. Il est également connu sous les noms de plume de Pierre Deloire et Pierre Baudouin1.

Son œuvre, multiple, comprend des pièces de théâtre en vers libres, comme Le Porche du Mystère de la deuxième vertu (1912), et des recueils poétiques en vers réguliers, comme La Tapisserie de Notre-Dame (1913), d'inspiration mystique, et évoquant notamment Jeanne d'Arc, un personnage historique auquel il reste toute sa vie profondément attaché. C'est aussi un intellectuel engagé : après avoir été militant socialiste libertaire2, anticlérical puis dreyfusard au cours de ses études, il se rapproche à partir de 1908 du catholicisme et du con
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Average rating: 4.29 · 215 ratings · 11 reviews · 92 distinct works
The Portal of the Mystery o...

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Temporal and Eternal

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Notre Jeunesse

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L'Argent

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The Mystery of the Charity ...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1921 — 13 editions
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Oeuvres poétiques complètes

4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1941
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Le Porche du mystère de la ...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1911 — 2 editions
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God Speaks

4.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1945 — 2 editions
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Tapisseries

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1913 — 4 editions
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Passion Par Pierre Bellemare

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“A word is not the same with one writer as it is with another. One tears it from his guts. The other pulls it out of his overcoat pocket.”
Charles Péguy, Basic Verities, Prose, and Poetry

“Tyranny is always better organized than freedom.”
Charles Péguy

“We must always tell what we see. Above all, and this is more difficult, we must always see what we see.”
Charles Péguy

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