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  • Facon de Parler 1by Angela Aries; Dominique Debney

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 8.20

    Fa?on 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...

  • Introduction to French Poetryby Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 7.95

    Immerse yourself in great poetic tradition ? works by Villon, Ronsard, Voltaire, Lamartine, Hugo, Mallarmé, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, Saint-John Perse, Eluard and many more. Full texts in French with literal English translation on facing pages. Critical, biographical information on each poet. Introduction. 31 black-and-white illustrations. more...

  • Selected Short Stories (Dual-Language)by Honoré de Balzac

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 12.95

    This convenient volume includes 6 of the great French writer's most highly regarded short stories, including: "An Episode During the Terror," "A Passion in the Desert," "The Revolutionary Conscript," "The Forsaken Woman," "The Unknown Masterpiece," 2 more. Excellent new English translations on facing pages. Introduction. Footnotes. more...

  • First French Readerby Stanley Appelbaum

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    This excellent anthology offers the beginning French-language student a first taste of some of the world's most significant prose. Chosen for both their eloquence and ease of reading, excerpts from such masterpieces as Les Misérables, The Red and the Black, Madame Bovary, Carmen, and The Three Musketeers will open new worlds for linguists. Readers... more...

  • Selected Fablesby Jean de La Fontaine

    Dover Publications 2013; US$ 11.95

    First published between 1668 and 1693, the Fables of La Fontaine rank among the masterpieces of French literature. This volume contains 75 of the best, in the original French with new English line-for-line literal translations. "The Cicada and the Ant," "The City Rat and the Country Rat," "The Fox and the Grapes," many more. more...

  • Candideby Voltaire

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    Voltaire's brilliant satire, in the original French, with a new and exacting English translation on the opposing page. Through the adventures of Candide, we experience life's most crushing misfortunes, see the redeeming wisdom those misfortunes can bring ? all the while enjoying Voltaire's witty burlesque of human excess. more...

  • Essential French Grammarby Seymour Resnick

    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...

  • Best Short Storiesby Guy de Maupassant

    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...

  • Nineteenth-Century French Short Stories (Dual-Language)by Stanley Appelbaum

    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...

  • Great French Tales of Fantasy/Contes fantastiques célèbresby Stanley Appelbaum; Stanley Appelbaum

    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...