French poet and novelist
Claude Adhémar André Theuriet (8 October 1833, Marly-le-Roi - 23 April 1907) French poet and novelist, was born at Marly-le-Roi (Seine et Oise).
Theuriet studied law in Paris and became a civil servant. He retired as a civil servant in 1886, almost 20 years after his first published book was issued. The was the Chemin des bois, a collection of poems, many of which had already appeared in the Revue des Deux Mondes.
Theuriet received in 1890 the French: prix Vitet from the French Academy, and was made a member of the Academy in 1896.
An omelette of truffles & asparagus has been named after him.
- Le mariage de Gérard (1875)
- Raymonde (1877)
- Le fils Maugars (1879)
- La maison des Deux Barbeaux (1879)
- Sauvageonne (1880)
- Reine des bois (1890)
- Villa tranquille (1899)
- Le manuscrit du chanoine (1902)