2 edition of French achievement in literature. found in the catalog.
French achievement in literature.
Moore, W. G.
Written in English
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moore, Will Grayburn. French achievement in literature. New York, Barnes. Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Moore, Will Grayburn.
French achievement in literature. London, Bell, "In its breadth, depth, concision and sophistication of analysis, this book is an exceptional achievement. Neglecting neither Francophone nor gender-specific literature, this single-volume history of a thousand years of French writing and culture is a tour de force." Choice.
"Written with great panache, this book locates French literature in the wider culture of the Western world.
Finch shows how, from Marie de France to MC Solar, literature in France has always intertwined with politics, history, geography, money, sex, language, gender, class and race. Women writers and the new Francophone literatures receive welcome recognition. A remarkable achievement Cited by: 4.
From the Medieval poem La Chanson de Roland to the modern day author Michel Houellebecq, French authors have produced some of the most daring and influential works of European literature. But you don’t have to take our word for it. Indeed, France still holds the world record for the most Nobel Prizes for Literature.
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As a result, this bold genre, which has given French literature some of its most interesting books in the last few years, is not neutral – and this is undoubtedly one of its strengths.
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Easy to read novels--generally short and not necessarily "literature"--for non-native French speakers. While these books may typically be ready by native French speakers in middle/high school, they can hold the attention of adults.
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Hardcover. Full Title: French Achievement in Literature. Condition: Very Good. Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 7"-8" Tall. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism. As the century drew to its close, the great political thinker Jean Bodin, the first theorist who sought to define the powers and the limits of sovereignty, published in French his Six livres de la République (; The Six Books of a Commonweale).
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