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Great Short Stories from "Pleasures of Days" / Grandes Nouvelles de les plaisirs et les jours - Marcel Proust: A Dual-Language Book

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Great Short Stories from "Pleasures of Days" / Grandes Nouvelles de les plaisirs et les jours - Marcel Proust: A Dual-Language Book

Early Short stories of Marcel Proust

Set amid the salon society of fin-de-siècle Paris, these captivating tales offer satirical and moving depictions of metropolitan life. Proust's stunning debut chronicles the lives, loves, manners, and motivations of a fascinating cast of characters. These philosophical reflections, brief narratives, and prose poems established the 22-year-old author as a remarkable collector of exquisitely poignant sensations and recollections. Appropriate for intermediate-level students of French, this dual-language volume is equally suited to classroom use and to independent study. New English translations appear on pages facing the original French text. Readers will find this volume a fascinating introduction to the works of a key figure of French literature as well as a valuable aid to mastering one of the world's most enchanting languages. Dover (2014) original publication.

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Great Short Stories from "Pleasures of Days" / Grandes Nouvelles de les plaisirs et les jours - Marcel Proust: A Dual-Language Book

Early Short stories of Marcel Proust

Set amid the salon society of fin-de-siècle Paris, these captivating tales offer satirical and moving depictions of metropolitan life. Proust's stunning debut chronicles the lives, loves, manners, and motivations of a fascinating cast of characters. These philosophical reflections, brief narratives, and prose poems established the 22-year-old author as a remarkable collector of exquisitely poignant sensations and recollections. Appropriate for intermediate-level students of French, this dual-language volume is equally suited to classroom use and to independent study. New English translations appear on pages facing the original French text. Readers will find this volume a fascinating introduction to the works of a key figure of French literature as well as a valuable aid to mastering one of the world's most enchanting languages. Dover (2014) original publication.

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Additional Information
Book Genre Poetry
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Dover Publications
Number of pages 320 pages
ISBN 9780486497020
Date of Publication 18 Sep 2013
Language French
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
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