Download PDF Print Page Citation Share Link

Last Updated on May 6, 2015, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 57

Cayrol, Jean 1911–

Illustration of PDF document

Download Jean Cayrol Study Guide

Subscribe Now

Cayrol, a French novelist, poet, essayist, and screenwriter, was an early proponent of the New Novel. His fiction and poetry are dominated by his experiences in a German prison camp, and his heroes are typically Lazarus figures who must readjust to life after a spiritual death. A Christian perspective of redemptive suffering pervades his work.

Unlock This Study Guide Now

Start your 48-hour free trial and unlock all the summaries, Q&A, and analyses you need to get better grades now.

  • 30,000+ book summaries
  • 20% study tools discount
  • Ad-free content
  • PDF downloads
  • 300,000+ answers
  • 5-star customer support
Start your 48-hour free trial

David Carroll