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- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.99
Carefully chosen collection provides both the French original and new line-by-line English translations ? on facing pages ? of 6 great 19th-century French short stories. Merimée's Mateo Falcone , Sylvie by Nerval, Daudet's La mule du Pape, Flaubert's Hérodias , L?attaque du moulin by Zola, and de Maupassant's Mademoiselle Perle. Introduction... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.99
These six riveting fantasy classics from the golden age of the French short story will keep you glued to your chair. Drawn from the genre's outstanding nineteenth-century writers, they range from the Romantic era to the rise of the Symbolists and Decadents. Presented chronologically by date of publication, they include Charles Nodier's "Trilby; or,... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 15.95
Controversial book of verse, first published in 1857, presented in a handsome dual-language edition, together with superb selection of great French poet's other works: prose poems from "Spleen of Paris," critical essays on art, music, and literature, as well as personal letters. Line-by-line English translation, with original French text on facing... more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 12.95
In writing these two ardently romantic and turbulent tales, Stendhal delved deep into old Italian narratives and into his own impassioned heart. ?Vanina Vanini? and ?L?abbesse de Castro? abound in the qualities for which the French author remains enduringly popular: his strong-willed, impulsive characters; his dry wit and keen irony; and the sweeping... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 14.95
Two timeless comedies by one of France's greatest playwrights: Tartuffe , a 1664 verse comedy concerning a scoundrel who impersonates a holy man, and the 1670 prose farce The Bourgeois Gentleman, a lampoon about the superficial characteristics of Parisian nobility. Original French texts with excellent English interpretations on facing pages. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95
First major novel by Nobel Prize?winning author explores the fundamental duality of existence through the tale of a troubled young man's confusion about life's conflicting values. Recounted in engaging prose, this brilliant psychological portrait offers a poignant statement of the terrors and torments of adolescence. more...
- Dover Publications 2014; US$ 12.95
Intended to convert religiously indifferent readers to Christianity, Pensées were published posthumously, to wide and ongoing acclaim. This selection of highlights focuses on their secular aspects. Written in support of the Jansenist movement, Provincial Letters captivated a large audience with their satirical wit, righteous indignation, and effervescent... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 12.95
Widely considered the author's best work, this story of a love affair between Lea, a still-beautiful 49-year-old, and Cheri, selfish young man 30 years her junior, is a superb study of age and sexuality. While the theme of a young man who deserts his older mistress is a familiar one, Colette makes it her own. more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 13.95
10 unusual stories by French literary masters from Voltaire to Camus: "Micromégas" by Voltaire; "The Atheist's Mass" by Balzac; "The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaler" by Flaubert; "Spleen of Paris" by Baudelaire; "Minuet" by de Maupassant; "The Guest" by Camus; and more. Accurate English translations appear on facing pages. more...
- Hachette Français Langue Etrangère 2010; Not Available
Un des premiers romans dont le héros est un enfant. Les aventures de Rémi, l'enfant trouvé, se passent dans la France du XIXe siècle. Une histoire émouvante qui nous touche encore aujourd'hui... Et qui finit bien. more...