Questions tagged [stendhal]

Questions about the French author Stendhal (pseudonym of Marie-Henri Beyle, 1783 – 1842) and his works. His best known novels are 'Le Rouge et le Noir' ('The Red and the Black', 1830) and 'La Chartreuse de Parme' ('The Charterhouse of Parma', 1839). Use this tag with the tag [french-literature]

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Stendhal reference in Michael Herr's “Dispatches”

In Michael Herr's book about the Vietnam War, Dispatches, he describes Operation Pegasus—the relief of the besieged USMC garrison at Khe Sahn in 1968—in the following way: Pegasus was almost ...