Chateaubriand was a leading literary figure in the French Romanticism movement, and his prolific literary works influenced subsequent generations of younger authors. Lush lyrical descriptions-particularly of nature as one finds in Atala-together with moral issues fill the inner life of his characters. But that isn't too surprising since the author himself was not only a romantic, but also a religious apologist and an aesthete.

Atala: In Contempoary American English 2014, Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN-13: 9781495207594

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