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- Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 7.54
Façon de Parler 1 is the first of a two-volume, communicative course, specially designed for the adult beginner. Angela Aries and Dominique Debney guide you step by step through all the basic language skills you need for holiday, business or exams and there is plenty of opportunity to practise what you have learned as you go along. Each of the... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95
This is the first French grammar designed specifically for adults with limited learning time who wish to acquire a knowledge of simple, everyday spoken French, and who have no need of all the archaic, highly literary, and seldom used forms that must be covered in a conventional grammar. It is not a simplified study, but a selective grammar that points... more...
- Dover Publications 2013; US$ 8.99
New edition features 7 of the most popular tales of one of the greatest of all short-story writers. Included are "La Parure," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "La Maison Tellier," "La Ficelle," "Miss Harriet," "Boule de Suif" and "Le Horla," all reflecting Maupassant's intimate familiarity with Paris and the universality of his creations. more...
- 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...