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Proust, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Proust, Marcel märsl´ proost [key], 1871–1922, French novelist, b. Paris. He is one of the great literary figures of the modern age. Born to wealthy bourgeois parents, he suffered delicate hea...
Dionne, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Dionne, Marcel, 1951–, Canadian hockey player, b. Drummondville, Quebec. A talented offensive center, he was drafted (1971) by the National Hockey League (NHL)'s Detroit Red Wings. Moving to the Los...
Ophüls, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Ophüls, Marcel: see under Ophüls, Max.
Mauss, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Mauss, Marcel märsl´ms [key], 1872–1950, French sociologist and anthropologist. Nephew of eminant sociologist Émile Durkheim, Mauss graduated from the Univ. of Bordeaux and the École Pratiqu...
Arland, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Arland, Marcel märsl´ ärlnd´ [key], 1899–1986, French writer. Arland was editor of the Nouvelle Revue Française (1953–77). Emphasizing a search for salvation that is both ethical and aest...
Prévost, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Prévost, Marcel märsl´ prv´ [key], 1862–1941, French novelist. His novels deal chiefly with feminine questions, portraying severely what Prévost regarded as the moral frailty of modern wo...
Marceau, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Marceau, Marcel märsl´ märs´ [key], 1923–2007, French mime, b. Strasbourg as Marcel Mangel. Marceau studied under Charles Dullin and master mime Étienne Decroux in Paris. He gained renown i...
Marcel, Étienne(Encyclopedia)Marcel, Étienne tyn´ märsl´ [key], d. 1358, French bourgeois leader, provost of the merchants of Paris. In the States-General of 1355 he and Robert Le Coq bargained for governmental reforms ...
Marcel, Gabriel(Encyclopedia)Marcel, Gabriel gäbrl´ märsl´ [key] 1889–1973, French philosopher, dramatist, and critic, b. Paris. A leading Christian existentialist, he became a Roman Catholic in 1929. He called himsel...
Duchamp, Marcel(Encyclopedia)Duchamp, Marcel märsl´ düshäN´ [key], 1887–1968, French painter, brother of Raymond Duchamp-Villon and half-brother of Jacques Villon. Duchamp is noted for his cubist-futurist painting Nude D...
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