Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Realidad y ficción periodística en la obra Bel Ami de Guy de Maupassant

Ruth Rodríguez Martínez


This article analyzes the character created by Guy de Maupassant for his novel Bel Ami, George Duroy known as Bel Ami, in order to understand what the similarities are between this fiction journalist and French journalists of the second half of XIXth century. In this text they have also gathered the editors reactions to the novel and it puts in question the journalistic vocation of Bel Ami because, according to the author opinion, this character is not a journalist but a revenue.

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