Jules De Goncourt
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Jules De Goncourt

Jules de Goncourt

Jules Alfred Huot de Goncourt (pronounced [?yl d? ku?]; 17 December 1830 – 20 June 1870) was a French writer, who published books together with his brother Edmond. Jules was born and died in Paris. His death at the age of 39 was at Auteuil-Neuilly-Passy of a stroke brought on by syphilis.[1]

The Prix Goncourt is awarded annually in his honor.


With Edmond de Goncourt:

  • Soeur Philomène (1861)
  • Renée Mauperin (1864)
  • Germinie Lacerteux (1865)
  • Manette Salomon (1867)
  • Madame Gervaisais (1869)
  • Journal des Goncourt (published posthumously)

See also

  • Goncourt brothers, which describes the nature of the partnership and their creative style.


  1. ^ "Goncourt, Jules [-Alfred Huot] de". Dictionary of Art Historians. Archived from the original on 6 July 2013. Retrieved 2014.

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