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French Stories : Contes Francais: A Dual-Language Book: With Translations, Critical Introductions, Notes, and Vocabulary by the Editor (Dual-Language Books)
French Stories : Contes Francais: A Dual-Language Book: With Translations, Critical Introductions, Notes, and Vocabulary by the Editor (Dual-Language Books)
by Wallace Fowlie
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10 unusual stories by French literary masters from Voltaire to Camus: "Micromégas," by Voltaire; "The Atheist’s Mass" by Balzac; "The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaler" by Flaubert; "Spleen of Paris" by Baudelaire; "Minuet" by de... (read more)

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Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language French)
Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language French)
by Stanley Appelbaum
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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... (read more)

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Candide : Dual-language Book (93 Edition)
Candide : Dual-language Book (93 Edition)
by Francois-marie Arouet Voltaire
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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... (read more)

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Best Short Stories / Les Meilleurs Contes : a Dual-language Book (96 Edition)
Best Short Stories / Les Meilleurs Contes : a Dual-language Book (96 Edition)
by Guy De Maupassant
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New edition features seven 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... (read more)

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Cheri / Cheri : Dual-language Book (01 Edition)
Cheri / Cheri : Dual-language Book (01 Edition)
by Colette
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Widely considered the author's best work, this story of a love affair between Lea, a still-beautiful 49-year-old, and Cheri, selfish young man 30 years her junior, is a superb study of age and sexuality. While the theme of a young man who deserts his... (read more)

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Penguin Book of French Poetry ,1820-1950 (90 Edition)
Penguin Book of French Poetry ,1820-1950 (90 Edition)
by William (ed.) Rees
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William Rees gives us an introduction to each poet, his or her life, affinities and aesthetics, and the significant literary movements. His fresh and beautiful prose translations will re-open many half-forgotten doors, and stimulate new enthusiasms.... (read more)

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Easy French Reader W/CD-ROM: A Three-Part Text for Beginning Students (Easy Reader)
Easy French Reader W/CD-ROM: A Three-Part Text for Beginning Students (Easy Reader)
by Raoul Roussy De Sales
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The fun and easy way to quickly enhance basic reading skills--now with CD-ROMs! Easy French Reader is based on the premise that the best way to learn a language is to start reading it, immediately. Suitable for the raw beginner to intermediate-level... (read more)

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New Impressions of Africa (Facing Pages)
New Impressions of Africa (Facing Pages)
by Raymond Roussel
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"That anyone could translate Nouvelles Impressions d'Afrique at all is unlikely, but that it could be done with such sparkle and brio seems downright mysterious. This version rescues Roussel's bizarre masterpiece from its status as an intriguing rumor... (read more)

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First French Reader (08 Edition)
First French Reader (08 Edition)
by Appelbaum
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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... (read more)

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The Flowers of Evil (Oxford World's Classics)
The Flowers of Evil (Oxford World's Classics)
by Charles Baudelaire
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The Flowers of Evil, which T.S. Eliot called the greatest example of modern poetry in any language, shocked the literary world of nineteenth century France with its outspoken portrayal of lesbian love, its linking of sexuality and death, its unremitting... (read more)

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Selected Essays/ Essais Choisis (07 Edition)
Selected Essays/ Essais Choisis (07 Edition)
by Michel Montaigne
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One of the great French Renaissance thinkers, sixteenth-century philosopher Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592) was remarkably modern in his views. His writings—brilliant forerunners of the modern essay—reflect his thoughts and opinions on... (read more)

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Alcools (Athlone French Poets)
Alcools (Athlone French Poets)
by Guillaume Apollinaire
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Guiilaume Apollinaire, a leading figure amongst the young writers and artists in France until his death in 1918, published 'Alcools', his first book of poems, in 1913. With its wide range of verse forms and contrasting registers of style, 'Alcools' had a... (read more)

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Phedre: Dual Language Edition (Penguin Classics)
Phedre: Dual Language Edition (Penguin Classics)
by Jean Racine
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The myth of Phaedra is one of the most powerful and haunting in all of classical mythology. As dramatized by the French playwright Jean Racine (1639-1699), the dying queen's obsessive love for her stepson, Hippolytus, and the scrupulously upright... (read more)

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Short Stories in French (New Penguin Parallel Texts)
Short Stories in French (New Penguin Parallel Texts)
by Richard Coward
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Written by authors from Quebec as well as France, the majority of these stories have been published in the last decade and reflect a rich diversity of styles and themes. From Daniel Boulanger's exploration of revenge and the desire for recognition in... (read more)

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Flowers of Evil and Other Works (Dual-Language) (Dual-Language Books)
Flowers of Evil and Other Works (Dual-Language) (Dual-Language Books)
by Charles Baudelaire
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Controversial book of verse, first published in 1857, presented in a handsome dual-language edition, together with superb selection of great French poet's other works: prose poems from "Spleen of Paris," critical essays on art, music, and literature, as... (read more)

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Easy French Reader (Easy Reader Series)
Easy French Reader (Easy Reader Series)
by Raoul Roussy De Sales
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Introduction to French Poetry (Dual-Language) (Dual-Language Books)
Introduction to French Poetry (Dual-Language) (Dual-Language Books)
by Stanley Appelbaum
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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.... (read more)

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Tartuffe and the Bourgeois Gentleman (Dual-language) (Dual-language Book)
Tartuffe and the Bourgeois Gentleman (Dual-language) (Dual-language Book)
by Moliere
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Two timeless comedies by one of France's greatest playwrights: Tartuffe, a 1664 verse comedy concerning a scoundrel who impersonates a holy man, and the 1670 prose farce The Bourgeois Gentleman, a lampoon about the superficial characteristics of Parisian... (read more)

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Modern French Poets (Dual-Language)
Modern French Poets (Dual-Language)
by Wallace Fowlie
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Treasury of poems and prose extracts by 10 great poets: Max Jacob, Leon-Paul Fargue, Jules Supervielle, Saint-John Perse, Jean Cocteau, André Breton, Paul Éluard, Robert Desnos, Henri Michaux and Pierre Emmanuel. Excellent English... (read more)

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Fables of La Fontaine
Fables of La Fontaine
by Jean De La Fontaine
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The most widely read French poet of the 1600s, Jean de La Fontaine achieved enduring popularity with his rhyming stories of sly foxes, industrious ants, ravenous wolves, and other creatures. Drawing upon the tales of ancient Greek, Roman, and Indian... (read more)

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