First French Language Novel

The novel Petit Jehan de Saintre, written by Antoine de la Sale was published in 1456. A romance of the Anjou court considered to be the first French language novel.

Date:
      1456
Name(s):
      Antoine de la Sale
Occupation:
      Author
Location:
      France


Additional Information:

  • Little John of Saintré – Wikipedia
    Little John of Saintré (French: Le Petit Jehan de Saintré), full title L’Hystoire et plaisante cronicque du petit Jehan de Saintré et de la jeune dame des Belles-Cousines sans aultre nom nommer, is a 1456 novel or romance written by Antoine de la Salle.

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