Category Archives: French Literature

Wisdom of the Sands

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The ultimate, deeply-felt summing-up of the author's event and his philosophy of existence. picking out a desolate tract prince as his protagonist and narrator, he provides the undying difficulties of humanity opposed to the austere history of the barren region. The booklet abounds in bright images of wilderness existence, forays and sandstorms, mirage-born insanity, beleaguered towns, caravans going their perilous methods. it can be learn only for the sake of those scenes, so incomparably defined, or learn as an allegory of guy and his grandeur, of his ends and the signifies that could lead on to them and, such a lot essentially of all, of the ethical and religious values that unite the person to God.

Other Antoine de Saint-Exupery titles on hand from Amereon:

  • The Little Prince (Translated through Katherine Woods)
  • Night Flight

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A Singular Man

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By Emmanuel Bove

In a nation of everlasting pressure and relieved ethical paralysis, Jean-Marie Thély, an anguished bystander constrained to the margins of well mannered society, has established the complete of his lifestyles upon the concept he's not like others. He derives his singularity from his origins as an illegitimate baby; bounced from one condescendingly charitable loved ones to a different basically to be rejected by way of the bourgeois households that raised him. constrained to a standard schooling, barred from an officer's profession, he's not able to do what he wishes and finally turns into trapped in a lifetime of utter indecision.

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Amok ou le Fou de Malaisie

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By Stefan Zweig

Dans Amok, publié en 1922, est suggéré un bon, utilization de l'exotisme : c'est d'abord de rendre problématique le confort d'une formule de croisière... Pour éprouver; en soi et partout autour, l. a. présence d'un royaume primitif, puissant et mystérieux, le royaume de l'Autre, de l'Inhumain, de los angeles Mort... et devenir ainsi un authentique exote (un en -, dehors », un « hors-venu ») sachant « parler et parler longtemps avec toutes les bouches, dans los angeles nuit ». VICTOR SEGALEN, los angeles Marche du feu.

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A Journey to the Center of the Earth Great Illustrated Classics

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An Heroic Quest! sign up for Professor Von Hardwigg, his nephew Harry, and their Icelandic advisor Hans of their bold quest down a volcano and towards the guts of the earth. Guided by way of an historic parchment full of a mysterious Runic code, the 3 explorers stumble upon tumultous storms, wild pre-historic animals, monstrous underground seas and fierce cavemen. Will they entire their quest? Will they achieve the guts of the earth. . . ?

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Poésies complètes (French Edition)

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Ce livre est une oeuvre du domaine public éditée au structure numérique par Ebooks libres et gratuits. L’achat de l’édition Kindle inclut le téléchargement through un réseau sans fil sur votre liseuse et vos functions de lecture Kindle.

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Caligula and Three Other Plays

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By Albert Camus

This English variation contains the performs Caligula, The false impression (Le Malentendu), State of Siege (L'État de siège), and The simply Assassins (Les Justes).

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Gargantua and Pantagruel

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Biting and bawdy, shrewdpermanent and smutty, lofty and occasional, Gargantua and Pantagruel is delusion at the grandest of scales, advised with an unquenchable thirst for all of human experience.

Rabelais's energetic exam of the lifetime of his times-from strange battles to nice consuming bouts, from satire on faith and schooling to matter-of-fact descriptions of physically features and desires-is one of many nice comedian masterpieces of literature.

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Thomas the Obscure

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Ahead of Sartre, prior to Beckett, earlier than Robbe-Grillet, Maurice Blanchot created the recent novel, the final word post-modern fiction. Written among 1932 and 1940, Blanchot's first novel, the following brilliantly translated by means of Robert Lamberton, comprises all of the striking elements of his well-known and confusing invention, the ontological narrative--a story whose topic is the character of being itself. This paradoxical paintings discovers being within the absence of being, secret within the absence of poser, either to be sought for limitlessly. As Blanchot launches this eternal seek in his personal masterful method, he transforms the probabilities of the radical. First issued in English in 1973 in a constrained version, this re-issue comprises an illuminating essay on translation by means of Lamberton.

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Portrait of a Man Known as Il Condottiere

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Puckish and playful, Georges Perec infused avant-garde and experimental fiction with a wit and beauty that belied the intense issues and ideas that underpinned it. A well-liked member of the OuLiPo, and an abiding impression on fiction writers this day, Perec used formal constraints to surprising influence in such works as A Void—a homicide secret that comprises nary an “e”—and Life A User’s Manual, within which an condominium construction, systematically canvassed, unfolds secrets and techniques and, finally bargains a mirrored image on production, destruction, and the devotion to art.
 
ahead of embarking on those experiments, although, Perec attempted his hand at a comparatively straight forward novel, Portrait of a Man. His first ebook, it was once rejected by way of publishers while he submitted it in 1960, and then he filed it away. many years after Perec’s dying, David Bellos chanced on the manuscript, and during his translation we've got an opportunity to get pleasure from it in English for the 1st time. What enthusiasts will locate here's a mystery that mixes subject matters that will stay widespread in Perec’s later paintings, comparable to paintings forgery, authenticity, and homicide, in addition to craftsman Gaspard Winckler, who whose namesakes play significant roles in Life A User’s Manual and W or The reminiscence of Childhood.
 
attractive and unique by itself advantages, and gaining extra curiosity whilst set within the context of Perec’s occupation, Portrait of a Man is bound to allure the various enthusiasts of this postmodern master.

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Las ilusiones perdidas (Penguin Clásicos)

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By Honoré de Balzac

Los mejores libros jamás escritos.

Balzac recoge en esta obra maestra los angeles crónica de toda una época, y compone una elegía de los perdidos sueños de juventud.

Obra maestra de Balzac, Las ilusiones perdidas cuenta l. a. historia de un joven de provincias con ambiciones artísticas que sueña con triunfar en París. l. a. odisea de Lucien Rubempré desde l. a. inocencia de su Angulema natal hasta el fango del fracaso constituye uno de los periplos narrativos más audaces, embelesadores e imponentes de l. a. narrativa del siglo XIX.

Crónica de toda una época, elegía y recuerdo de los perdidos sueños de juventud, esta novela, apoteosis y a los angeles vez síntesis de La comedia humana, ha consolidado con el tiempo el power de su intimidante grandeza.

La presente edición incluye un estudio introductorio de Jacques Noiray, contado entre los mayores entendidos en el realismo y el naturalismo franceses, así como tres apéndices sobre el proceso de escritura y los angeles recepción de l. a. novela. los angeles versión al castellano del texto (y el apartado de notas que acompaña los angeles obra) es fruto de José Ramón Monreal, uno de los mejores traductores contemporáneos de los clásicos franceses e italianos.

Charles Baudelaire dijo...
«Un visionario apasionado. Todos los personajes de Balzac están dotados con el entusiasmo por los angeles vida que anima al propio autor.»

«¿Qué period en aquel mundo de ambiciones? Un niño que corría tras los placeres y las satisfacciones de l. a. vanidad, sacrificándolo todo a ellos.»

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