Charles Morice was born into a devout Catholic family, but split with his relatives when he eloped to Paris in 1882, and lost his faith. He began writing for the anticlerical La Nouvelle Revue gauche, which changed its name to Lutèce with his encouragement, and published Verlaine’s Poètes maudits as well as offering vocal support to the Symbolist Movement before it folded in 1886. He subsequently assisted in the foundation of the Mercure de France. He was better known for his essays than his poetry, but his visionary fantasy Il est resusscité (1911; tr. as He is Risen Again) and the collections Quincaille (Albert Mesein, 1914) and Rideau de pourpre (1921) are notable.
Speculative Fiction Novels (1)
| Babels, Balloons and Innocent Eyes |
2019 | fantasy, mainstream, short stories