Author:Vivant Denon

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Vivant Denon

French artist, writer, diplomat, author, and archaeologist. His two-volume Voyage dans la basse et la haute Egypte (Journey in Lower and Upper Egypt), 1802, was foundational for modern Egyptology.

Vivant Denon


  • Voyage dans la basse et la haute Egypte (1802)
    • Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt during the campaigns of General Bonaparte in that country (1803), translated by Arthur Aikin.
  • No Tomorrow (2009), edited by Peter Brooks; translated by Lydia Davis.
  • Point de lendemain (1777)
    • Point de lendemain (1812) (on BNF Gallica)
    • Point de lendemain (1861) (on Internet Archive)
    • Point de lendemain (1876), edited by Isidore Liseux
    • Point de lendemain (1889) (on Internet Archive)
    • Never again!: (Point de lendemain) and other stories (1928), by Claude Joseph Dorat; translated by Eric Sutton.
      • A note at the beginning of this book states 'Point De Lendemain, the authorship of which has also been attributed to Vivant Denon was first published in 1777.' Hence the authorship being stated as Dorat in Sutton's translation.

Some or all works by this author were published before January 1, 1929, and are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.

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