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Jeune-France is an expression coined by the newspaper Le Figaro on August 30, 1831 to denote, in a critical and even ridiculing way, the young French Romantics grouped in the early 1830s around the writers Pétrus Borel, Gérard de Nerval and Théophile Gautier. The term is borrowed from Jeune France, a newspaper published since June 1829 by republican Eugène Plagniol and his collaborator Léon Gozlan.

Their members were allegedly known for their extreme views and unusual behaviour that shocked public opinion, notably in the the Battle of Hernani.

"For nearly two years, the jeune-France and later the bousingo were mentioned daily in Le Figaro and in L'Artiste. (Bovee)

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