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François Dominique Rouquette

(1810—1890)


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(1810–90), brother of Adrien Rouquette, also had an affection for the life of the Choctaw and a feeling for poetry, expressed in Meschacébéennes (1839), a volume of verse praised by Victor Hugo, and Fleurs d'Amérique (1856); and he also made an English translation of Bossu's Nouveaux Voyages as The Arkansas (1850).

From The Oxford Companion to American Literature in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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