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Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard: A Dual-Language Book

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Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard: A Dual-Language (Parallel Text) Book

A delightful variation on the long tradition of bestiary writing, Jules Renard’s short verse and prose poems have captured the imagination of readers and artists since they were originally written in 1894, with Ravel famously setting five of them to music.

Presented in a new version by acclaimed translator Richard Stokes and enriched by Lucinda Rogers’s beautiful ink drawings, this sumptuously produced volume will captivate and enchant new generations of readers the world over.

Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard - About the author

Poet, novelist and journal writer, Jules Renard (1864–1910) is a major figure of late-nineteenth-century French literature, influencing other writers to this day, including Somerset Maugham and Julian Barnes.

Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard - Dual-Language (Parallel Text) Book

Translated from the French by Richard Stokes (Original French text on the left page with the English translation on the facing page).

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Product Description

Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard: A Dual-Language (Parallel Text) Book

A delightful variation on the long tradition of bestiary writing, Jules Renard’s short verse and prose poems have captured the imagination of readers and artists since they were originally written in 1894, with Ravel famously setting five of them to music.

Presented in a new version by acclaimed translator Richard Stokes and enriched by Lucinda Rogers’s beautiful ink drawings, this sumptuously produced volume will captivate and enchant new generations of readers the world over.

Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard - About the author

Poet, novelist and journal writer, Jules Renard (1864–1910) is a major figure of late-nineteenth-century French literature, influencing other writers to this day, including Somerset Maugham and Julian Barnes.

Histoires Naturelles by Jules Renard - Dual-Language (Parallel Text) Book

Translated from the French by Richard Stokes (Original French text on the left page with the English translation on the facing page).

CONTINUE READING
Additional Information
Book Genre Fiction, Poetry
Book Format Parallel Text
Binding Paperback
Publisher Alma Classics
Number of pages 144
ISBN 9781847491701
Date of Publication 2010
Language French
Level Intermediate
Media Type Book
Key Benefits
  • Dual-language (Parallel texts) books enable you to read through the text and instantly check on any words or phrases that you might not have quite understood. These books are a great tool for language learners!
  • Poems are good for short, concerted bursts of learning
  • Full translation in English on the facing page
  • Read some great works of literature while also learning a language
  • Ideal for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners of French
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