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My Uncle Jules and Other Stories / Mon Oncle Jules Et Autres Contes: A Dual-Language Book

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Admired as "the greatest French short story writer," and emulated by Somerset Maugham and O. Henry, Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893) was a master of plot construction and a keen recorder of life, translating his observations into finely crafted short stories that spoke entire volumes.

This edition features twelve of de Maupassant's best-known stories, each reflecting the author's keen, compassionate insights into human behavior. Presented in a dual-language format with new translations by Stanley Applebaum, the stories—written between 1876 and 1890—represent de Maupassant's major recurring subjects and themes, both tragic and comic. From meditations on the nature of love to jocular stories of friendship and misadventure and tales of irrational, heartfelt anguish, this masterful collection displays the full range of de Maupassant's genius.

Synopsis:

Twelve critically acclaimed tales by the master of the short-story form represent all of  Maupassant's major recurrent subjects and themes, both comic and tragic. Introduction, notes.

Synopsis:

Admired and emulated by writers from Chekhov and Lawrence to Pirandello and Dos Passos, Maupassant is the master of the short-story form. Twelve critically acclaimed stories represent all of the author's major recurrent subjects and themes, both comic and tragic. Introduction, new English translation, and notes by Stanley Appelbaum.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Sur l'eau / Rowing

La rempailleuse / The Chair Mender

Pierrot / Pierrot

La peur / Fear

A cheval / On Horseback

Deux amis / Two Friends

Mon oncle Jules / My Uncle Jules

La mère Sauvage / Old Lady Sauvage

Toine / Toine

Mouche / Mouche

Le champ d'oliviers / The Olive Grove

L'inutile beauté / Wasted Beauty

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486457536
Author:
De Maupassant, Guy
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Translator:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Editor:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Appelbaum, Stanley
Author:
Maupassant, Guy de
Author:
de Maupassant, Guy
Subject:
General
Subject:
Maupassant, Guy de
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Stories (single author)
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Dual Language French
Publication Date:
20070331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.5 lb

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Twelve critically acclaimed tales by the master of the short-story form represent all of  Maupassant's major recurrent subjects and themes, both comic and tragic. Introduction, notes.
"Synopsis" by ,
Admired and emulated by writers from Chekhov and Lawrence to Pirandello and Dos Passos, Maupassant is the master of the short-story form. Twelve critically acclaimed stories represent all of the author's major recurrent subjects and themes, both comic and tragic. Introduction, new English translation, and notes by Stanley Appelbaum.
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