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Seven French short novel masterpieces

Seven French short novel masterpieces

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Published by Popular Library in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementwith an introduction by Henri Peyre
ContributionsPeyre, Henri, 1901-
The Physical Object
Pagination415 p.
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16418664M

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Contents: Candide / by Voltaire (Franc̜ois Marie Arouet) --First love / by Ivan Turgenev () --Benito Cereno / by Herman Melville () --Master and man / by Leo Tolstoy () --The Lesson of the master / by Henry James () --The metamorphosis / by Franz Kafka.

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Where previous studies have examined the writers of short stories individually, The 19th-Century French Short Story takes a broader lens to the subject, and looks at short story writers as they grapple with the artistic, ethical, and social concerns of their day.

Making use of French short story masterpieces, with reinforcing comparisons to. Masterpieces of the English Short Novel book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Includes works from Samuel Johnson's Life of /5(2). Masterpieces of French literature User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

This is an eclectic guide to eight 19th- and 20th-century French novels chosen for being widely considered timeless masterpieces in France and beyond. Specializing in French culture, his critical and historical orientations are rooted in literature.

The 19th-Century French Short Story focuses on reasons for the power of the French short story, and follows his earlier consideration of novel forms, Inner Workings of the Novel. Professor Pasco has published ten books on Proust, Balzac. This volume provides a critical introduction to eight landmark novels in 19th- and 20th-century French literature, including The Plague, Madame Bovary, and The Little Prince.

Timeless literary masterpieces—such as Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre-Dame () and The Miserables (), Flaubert's Madame Bovary (), and Camus' The Stranger () and The Plague.

: French: Short Stories for Intermediate Level + AUDIO: Improve your French listening comprehension skills with seven French stories for intermediate level (): Bibard, Frederic, Miranda, Manuela: BooksReviews: Edited by Joseph Lewis French, this collection of 9 riddle stories includes "The Mysterious Card" and its sequel by Cleveland Moffett, "The Oblong Box" by Poe, "A Terribly Strange Bed" by Wilkie Collins, "The Lost Room" by Fitz-James O'Brien and others selected as masterful examples of the genre by the editor.

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1) (French Edition) - Kindle edition by Bibard, Frédéric. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Reviews: I am still reading this book and I am enjoining every bit of it.

It is a collection of short stories by famous French writers of the past spanning over years of French literature. It gives me an opportunity not only to broaden my French vocabulary, but also to learn about great French novelists of the past.