Posted by Marie-Bernadette on July 07, 1998 at 00:28:19:
In response to thanks to all, written by Kay on July 03, 1998 at 20:54:11
I thought Julien and Mathilde were made for each other and was interested to learn that Stendhal knew someone like that!
Stendhal was in love with a woman named Mathilde and his character of the same name was based on her, but she did not return his affections in the least. He seemed to greatly admire her, but she did not seem to understand him.
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