Marcel Prévost( 1 May 1862 - 8 April 1941 )
Eugène Marcel Prévost was a French author and dramatist.
He was born in Paris on 1 May 1862, and educated at Jesuit schools in Bordeaux and Paris, entering the >École polytechnique in 1882. He published a story in the Le Clairon as early as 1881, but for some years after the completion of his studies he applied his technical knowledge to the manufacture of tobacco.
He published in succession, Le Scorpion , Chonchette , Mademoiselle Jaufre , Cousine Laura , La Confession d'un amant , Lettres de femmes , L'Automne d'une femme , and in 1894 he made a great sensation by an exaggerated and revolting study of the results of Parisian education and Parisian society on young girls, Les Demi-vierges, which was dramatized and produced with great success at the ">Gymnase on 21 May 1895. Le Jardin...