The prolific novelist and biographer André Maurois lectured in French on "Le Roman et la Biographie."  The French biographer of Shelley and Byron—Ariel; ou, La vie de Shelley (1923), Byron (1930)—Maurois published Aspects de la Biographie in 1928.  A collection of Maurois's essays on America, L'Amerique Inattendue, was published in 1931.