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[ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/ (Show IPA), 1873?–1935, French journalist and author.
Historical Examples

Save in the last chapter, wherein Barbusse expounds his ideas on social questions, we do not make the author’s acquaintance.
The Forerunners Romain Rolland

Barbusse’s story is that of a single squad, almost entirely composed of workers and peasants.
The Forerunners Romain Rolland

Not until we have read Men in Battle do we fully appreciate Barbusse’s chariness in the use of material effects.
The Forerunners Romain Rolland

For the common soldiers view of the war there is no better book than Le Feu by Barbusse.
The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind Herbert George Wells

Henri (ɑ̃ri). 1873–1935, French novelist and poet. His novels include L’Enfer (1908) and Le Feu (1916), reflecting the horror of World War I


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