Théophile Gautier

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Théophile Gautier
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Born(1811-08-30)August 30, 1811
DiedOctober 23, 1872(1872-10-23) (aged 61)
OccupationPoet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, literary critic

Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (August 30, 1811 – October 23, 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and literary critic. He was a member of the Club des Hashischins, or Hashish Club. This group of French writers experimented with hashish to get ideas.[1] Gautier wrote the 1841 ballet story for Giselle with Jules-Henri Vernoy de Saint-Georges.

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  1. "Drug Use from Encyclopedia of Medical Anthropology: Health and Illness in the World's Cultures". 2011 [last update]. Retrieved 15 May 2011. Check date values in: |year= (help)