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French Stories/Contes Francais : A Dual-Language Book
by Wallace Fowlie


Overview - "The selections are good and the translations are excellent." Germaine Bree, New York University
Drawn from two centuries of French literature, these superb selections by ten great writers span a wide variety of styles, philosophies, and literary creeds.
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Overview
"The selections are good and the translations are excellent." Germaine Bree, New York University
Drawn from two centuries of French literature, these superb selections by ten great writers span a wide variety of styles, philosophies, and literary creeds. The stories reflect not only the beliefs of various literary schools, but the preoccupations of French civilization, atthe various times of their composition, with the metaphysical and psychological problems of man.
Contents include Micromegas (Voltaire), La Messe de l'Athee (Honore de Balzac), La Legende de Saint Julien l'Hospitalier (Gustave Flaubert), Le Spleen de Paris (Charles Baudelaire), Menuet (Guy de Maupassant), Mort de Judas (Paul Claudel), Le Retour de l'Enfant Prodigue (Andre Gide), Grand-Lebrun (Francois Mauriac), Le Passe-Muraille (Marcel Ayme), and L'Hote (Albert Camus).
Students of French, or those who wish to refresh their knowledge of the language, will welcome this treasury of masterly fiction. The selections are arranged chronologically, allowing the reader to witness the development of French literary art from Voltaire to Camus. Excellent English translations appear on pages facing the OriginalFrench. Also included are a French-English vocabulary list, textural notes, and exercises."


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  • ISBN-13: 9780486264431
  • ISBN-10: 0486264432
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publish Date: October 1990
  • Page Count: 352

Series: Dual-Language Books

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