The Oxford Book of French Short Stories
Edited by Elizabeth Fallaize
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Oxford Book of French Short Stories by Elizabeth Fallaize
Book DescriptionThis collection of French short stories in translation expands our idea of French writing by including new stories by women writers and by authors of Francophone origin. Spanning the centuries from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth, the collection opens with a rumbustious tale from the Marquis de Sade, takes in the masters of the nineteenth century, from Stendhal and Balzac to Maupassant, and reaches to Quebec, Africa, and the French Caribbean in the twentieth century. Women writers include relatively well known figures such as Renee Vivien, Colette, and Beauvoir, and newer writers such as Assia Djebar, Christiane Baroche, and Annie Saumont. The French short story is a rich and diverse medium, but all the stories selected share a common characteristic: they make exciting reading.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780192880376
(216mm x 138mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Oxford Paperbacks
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 25-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Elizabeth Fallaize
Oxford Book of French Short Stories, Paperback (March 2010)
Spanning the centuries from the late eighteenth to the late twentieth, this collection opens with a rumbustious tale from the Marquis de Sade, takes in the masters of the nineteenth century, from Stendhal and Balzac to Maupassant, and reaches to Quebec, Africa, and the French Carribbean in the twentieth century.
French Fiction in the Mitterrand Years, Paperback (September 2000)
This title examines some of the most popular and some of the most challenging of texts which emerged during Francois Mitterrand's presidency of France and relate them to the dominant literary and cultural trends of the period.
Simone de Beauvoir, Paperback (April 1998)» View all books by Elizabeth Fallaize
This volume gathers together all the classic critical texts on Simone de Beauvoir's work as a feminist, novelist and philosopher. The essays are divided into three sections examining her fiction, life, and famous work "The Second Sex".
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Author Biography - Elizabeth Fallaize
Dr Fallaize is Fellow of French at St. John's College, Oxford, and editor of Simone de Beauvoir: A Critical Reader (Routledge, 1998), French Women's Writing: Recent Fiction (Macmillan, 1993), and French Fiction in the Mitterand Years. She is a co-editor of the journal French Studies.
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