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- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99
This comedy is partly imitated from an English piece, called the Plain Dealer. It does not suit very well for the French stage; the manners are too rough and bold, though much less so than in the original. The English seem to take too much liberty, and the French too little. -Voltaire Wilder Publications is a green publisher. All of our books are... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 114.35
Hauptbeschreibung Ausgehend von einer kritischen Auseinandersetzung mit dem in der deutschsprachigen Romanistik vorherrschenden Bild der modernen Lyrik unternimmt die Studie den Versuch, die Geschichte der französischen Lyrik von der Romantik bis zum Surrealismus neu zu begreifen. Als zentrales Analyse-Paradigma dient dabei die Untersuchung der Rolle... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 44.99
This book traces the history of French literature from its beginnings to the present. Within its remarkably brief compass, it offers a wide-ranging, personal, and detailed account of major writers and movements. Developments in French literature are presented in an innovative way, not as an even sequence of literary events but as a series of stories... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 8.99
Here, for the first time in English, all aspects of Hugo's work are represented in a single volume. Famous scenes from Notre-Dame, Les Miserables, and The Toilers of the Sea are included, as well as excerpts from Hugo's intimate diaries, poems of love and loss, and scathing denunciations of the political establishment. The poems appear in bilingual... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1995; US$ 8.99
The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) one of the most scandalous and controversial novels in European literature. The subject of major film and stage adaptations, the novel's prime movers, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil, form an unholy alliance and turn seduction into a... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1976; US$ 40.00
This anthology is the companion volume to The Appreciation of Modern French Poetry, the aim of which was to give detailed preliminary help with the problems of poetic appreciation. The fourteen poets represented here provide a varied and exciting introduction to what is probably the richest century of French poetry, from 1850 to 1950. Hugo, the colossus... more...