[Read] ➵ Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century Author Jennifer Wagner – Realestatelawcenter.us

Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century This Original Dual Language Short Story Collection Features Fifteen Newly Translated Works By Important 20th Century Authors Previously Unavailable In English Versions, These Stories Cover A Diverse Range Of Styles And Themes And Offer Fascinating Insights Into Life And Literature In France And French Speaking Countries.Contents Include L Ami Et La Femme By Ir Ne N Mirovsky, Pleure, Pleure By Andr E Maillet, And Tales By Simone Schwarz Bart, Sailesh Ramchurn, Fred Kassak, Yann Means, Marc Villard, And Others The Text Is Completely Self Contained No Further Apparatus Or Reference Is Necessary Appropriate For High School And College Courses, This Dual Language Edition Is Also Ideal For Independent Study.

[Read] ➵ Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century  Author Jennifer Wagner – Realestatelawcenter.us
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century
  • Jennifer Wagner
  • English
  • 06 November 2017
  • 9780486476230

    10 thoughts on “[Read] ➵ Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century Author Jennifer Wagner – Realestatelawcenter.us


  1. says:

    This dual language book contains fifteen short stories, all by different authors, and is an excellent way for the reader unfamiliar with contemporary French literature to become acquainted with authors whose other works might be worth locating and reading I found the book to be refreshing in its variety Only one or two of the authors were ones with whom I had been familiar Of course, I liked some stories better than others, but the general quality was high, the writing good Let me mention some that I particularly liked.Octave Mirbeau s Paysage de foule Crowd Scene is a gripping vignette of mob psychology and ferocity, pealing back the veneer of propriety and revealing bestial vengefulness and anti Semitism In Portrait d Eliane quatorze ans Eliane at Age Fourteen , Valery Larbaud portrays the coming of age and the seething libido of a middle adolescent, life being filled with fantasies than realities Fred Kassak s Iceberg is a short and ambiguous tale with an unexpected twist that is guaranteed to enthrall and delight just who is George, the lover s rival, anyway Le livre et la dent The Book and the Tooth by Pierrette Fleutiaux is a witty and brilliant over the top charade of increasing frenzy, taking the ritual of dealing with a child s lost tooth to its il logical extreme But I could go on ...


  2. says:

    Interesting, albeit at times strange collection of short stories that transcend culture I liked the translation on the facing page which allowed me to enjoy the stories when I came across unknown vocabulary words.


  3. says:

    Dear Jennifer,I have loved and thoroughly enjoyed your translation, primarily because you have kept translation as literal as possible The book is a jewel and I would recommend every student of the the French language to buy this book in a heartbeat However, Jennifer, I not...

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