Questions tagged [louis-ferdinand-celine]

Questions about the works of the French novelist and essayist Louis-Ferdinand Céline (1894 – 1961) and his life as a writer. Céline is best known for his novels 'Journey to the End of the Night' ('Voyage au bout de la nuit', 1932) and 'Death on Credit' ('Mort à crédit', 1936). Use this tag with [french-literature].

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Where did French writer Céline get his pen name from?

French author Louis-Ferdinand Destouches, the author of Journey to the End of the Night, used Céline, a French female first name as his pen name. Any idea where he got it from?