Register New Player
Welcome to our world of fun trivia quizzes and quiz games:
Placenames In French Literature
"Some authors choose a specific town or area as a recurrent theme in their works.In other cases 'where they are from' has a clear link with 'what they write about'.See if you can find those links in this quiz."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Which Norman seaside-resort was described as BALBEC in Marcel Proust's 'Remembrance of Past Time'?
Which of these authors was not only linked by birth to the town of Bordeaux but even became its burgomaster (or: mayor)?
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne
Charles-Louis de Secondat, called Montesquieu
Near Macon in Burgundy there is a little village called Milly that became famous because of the poet who lived there.What is the present name of the village?
Francois Auguste Rene de Chateaubriand had his residence in the Castle of Combourg. Where in France is that castle?
Which North French town was home to Jules Verne, the author of 'Around the World in 80 Days' and 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea'?
Which French woman-author earned herself a reputation with the letters she wrote to her daughter in the Castle of Grignan in Southern France ?
Marquise Madame de Sevigne
Why is the French author Marcel Jouhandeau rather unpopular in his hometown Gueret in the Creuse department ?
he ridiculed the inhabitants in his literary work
he became very unpopular when he was the mayor of this town
he rejected the Literary Prize of this town
he bought a large plot of land there and built a horribly ugly residence on it
Who is the French playwright that called his hometown Bellac (in the Haute Vienne, a department of the Limousin ) 'the prettiest town in France' and made it the scene of some of his plays?
Who was the famous occupant of the Castle of Nohant who counted among her close friends: Franz Liszt, Eugene Delacroix, Turgenev, Honore de Balzac, Theophile Gautier and especially Frederic Chopin ?
Madame de Sevigne
He had a large house at Croisset near the Seine (in Normandy, at a short distance from Rouen.)Guy de Maupassant was one of his closest friends. Of one of his most popular heroines he said that 'she was him'.Who was HE?
Copyright, FunTrivia.com. All Rights Reserved.
Legal / Conditions of Use
Compiled Jun 28 12