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).