Julien Green( September 6, 1900 - August 13, 1998 )
Julien Green was an American writer who authored several novels , a four-volume autobiography and his famous Diary . He wrote primarily in French and was the first non-French national to be elected to the ">Académie française.
Julian Hartridge Green was born to American parents in Paris, a descendant on his mother's side of a Confederate Senator, Julian Hartridge , who later served as a Democratic Representative from Georgia to the US Congress, and who was Julien Green's namesake. .
The youngest of eight children born to Protestant parents, he had a puritanical and overprotective upbringing, his mother being sexually repressive, Green received a Calvinist education in his religious education as a child, but became a Roman Catholic in 1916, two years after his mother's death. The...