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|Henri Frédéric Amiel (18211881)|
|Amiel, Henri Frédéric (ä-mē-el'). A distinguished Swiss essayist, philosophical critic, and poet; born at Geneva, Sept. 27, 1821; died there, March 11, 1881. He is author of several works on the history of literature, as The Literary Movement in Romanish Switzerland (1849); Study on Mme. de Staël (1878); and of several poems, among them Millet Grains (1854). But his fame rests principally on the Journal, which appeared after the authors death (18824). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).|