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The Charterhouse of Parma
by Stendhal and C. K. Scott-Moncrieff


Overview - More than any other nineteenth-century writer, Stendhal was imbued with the spirit of the French Revolution and its Napoleonic aftermath, and this spirit gives The Charterhouse Of Parma, the masterpiece he published in 1839, a freshness and radical originality we normally associate with the great texts of the twentieth century.  Read more...

 
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Overview
More than any other nineteenth-century writer, Stendhal was imbued with the spirit of the French Revolution and its Napoleonic aftermath, and this spirit gives The Charterhouse Of Parma, the masterpiece he published in 1839, a freshness and radical originality we normally associate with the great texts of the twentieth century. Remarkable for its detail, its political prescience, and the far-reaching psychological insight with which its characters and their passions are developed, this picture of the intricate intrigues at the court of a small Italian duchy illuminates, through its intense concentration on local events, a whole epoch of European history.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780679417439
  • ISBN-10: 0679417435
  • Publisher: Everyman's Library
  • Publish Date: October 1992
  • Page Count: 560

Series: Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics

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