Author:Octave Mirbeau

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Octave Mirbeau
(1848–1917)
Octave Mirbeau was a French novelist and playwright.
Octave Mirbeau

Works[edit]

Novels[edit]

  • Le Calvaire (Calvary) (1886).
  • L’Abbé Jules (Abbé Jules) (1888).
  • Sébastien Roch (1890).
  • Dans le ciel (In the Sky) (1892-1893)
  • Le Jardin des supplices (Torture Garden) (1899) [1] or [2].
  • Le Journal d’une femme de chambre (The Diary of a Chambermaid) (1900) [3] or [4].
  • Les Vingt et un jours d’un neurasthénique (1901).
  • La 628-E8 (Sketches of a journey) (1907).
  • La Mort de Balzac (Balzac's Death) (1907).
  • Dingo (1913).
  • Un gentilhomme (1920).

Short stories[edit]

  • Lettres de ma chaumière (1885).
  • Contes de ma chaumière (1894).
  • Dans l’antichambre (Histoire d’une Minute) (1905).
  • La Vache tachetée (1918).
  • La Pipe de cidre (1919).
  • Les Mémoires de mon ami (1920).
  • Contes cruels (1990) [5].

Theatre[edit]

Chronicles[edit]

  • Le Comédien (1882).
  • La Grève des électeurs (Voters strike (1888).
  • Prélude (1889).
  • Chez l’Illustre écrivain (1919).
  • Des artistes (1922-1924).
  • Gens de théâtre (1924).
  • Les Écrivains (1925-1926).
  • Les Grimaces et quelques autres chroniques (1928)
  • L'Affaire Dreyfus (1991).
  • Lettres de l'Inde (1991).
  • Combats esthétiques (1993).
  • L'Amour de la femme vénale (The love of a venal woman) (1994) [6].
  • Combats littéraires (2006).


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1917, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.