1838 : La Comédie de la Mort.Learn More in these related Britannica articles: French literature: Gautier and lart pour lart Hugo apart, the movement to new perspectives on poetrystressing form over social engagementwas incontrovertible.

For other uses, see, theophilus (disambiguation).From 1836 to 1855 he was a weekly contributor to La Presse and Le Moniteur Universel ; in 1851, editor of Revue de Paris ; and in 1856, editor of LArtiste.

Portraits contemporains (1874; Contemporary Portraits in which he gave an excellent description of his friend.Nevertheless, Gautier acquired the editorship of the influential review LArtiste in 1856.