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The Flowers of Evil

One of the most influential volumes of poetry of the nineteenth century, Charles Baudelaire's...

Beckett: Waiting for Godot

This 2004 volume offers a comprehensive critical study of Beckett's most renowned dramatic work,...


Considered the inventor of the essay itself, Michel de Montaigne published Essays (Essais, literally...

The Misanthrope, Tartuffe, and Other Plays
OUP Oxford (2001)

A unique collection of Moliere's four greatest verse comedies in new translation: The Misanthrope,...

Michel de Montaigne - The Complete Essays: Edited by William Carew Hazlitt

Essays -- The book is a collection of a large number of short subjective treatments of various...

The Figaro Trilogy: The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, The Guilty Mother

The Figaro Trilogy

The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro, The Guilty Mother

OUP Oxford (2003)

The Barber of Seville, The Marriage of Figaro and The Guilty Mother were the first plays to use a...

Paris Spleen, and La Fanfarlo

Paris Spleen , a diverse collection of fifty prose poems, is provided here in a clear, engaging, and...

Bizet's The Pearl Fishers (Opera Journeys Mini Guide Series)

A comprehensive guide to Bizet's THE PEARL FISHERS (Les Pécheurs de Perles), featuring Principal...

Michel de Montaigne: Accidental Philosopher

Michel de Montaigne

Accidental Philosopher


This book treats Montaigne as a serious thinker in his own right.

Cyrano de Bergerac: A Play in Five Acts

Cyrano de Bergerac

A Play in Five Acts

Edmond Rostand, Gladys Thomas and 1 more...

Very loosely based on the life of a French duelist and playwright, Cyrano de Bergerac is a play in...