Dual-Language Book, a: French Stories/Contes Francais
|Author||Fowlie Wallace (Editor)|
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10 unusual stories by French literary masters from Voltaire to Camus: "Micromegas" 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 Maupassant, "The Guest" by Camus, and more. Accurate English translations appear on facing pages.
Drawn from two centuries of French literature, these superb selections by ten great writers span a wide variety of styles, philosophies and literary creeds. The stories reflect not only the beliefs of various literary schools, but the preoccupations of French civilization, at the various times of the composition, with the metaphysical and psychological problems of man.