The Oxford Book of French Short Stories (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse)

The Oxford Book of French Short Stories (Oxford Books of Prose & Verse)


This choice of French brief tales in translation expands our thought of French writing via together with new tales by means of girls writers and by means of authors of Francophone starting place. Spanning the centuries from the overdue eighteenth to the overdue 20th, the gathering opens with a rumbustious story from the Marquis de Sade, takes within the masters of the 19th century, from Stendhal and Balzac to Maupassant, and reaches to Quebec, Africa, and the French Caribbean within the 20th century. ladies writers contain fairly renowned figures corresponding to Renee Vivien, Colette, and Beauvoir, and more recent writers comparable to Assia Djebar, Christiane Baroche, and Annie Saumont. The French brief tale is a wealthy and numerous medium, yet all of the tales chosen proportion a standard attribute: they make interesting reading.

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