Pleasures and Days and "Memory" / Les Plaisirs et les Jours et "Souvenir" Short Stories by Marcel Proust

A Dual-Language Book
Product Number: EB00798169
Released: Dec 04, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486316680
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

Set amid the salon society of fin-de-siEcle Paris, these captivating tales offer satirical and moving depictions of metropolitan life. Proust's stunning debut chronicles the lives, loves, manners, and motivations of a fascinating cast of characters. These philosophical reflections, brief narratives, and prose poems established the 22-year-old author as a remarkable collector of exquisitely poignant sensations and recollections. Appropriate for intermediate-level students of French, this dual-language volume is equally suited to classroom use and to independent study. New English translations appear on pages facing the original French text. Readers will find this volume a fascinating introduction to the works of a key figure of French literature as well as a valuable aid to mastering one of the world's most enchanting languages.

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Author(s): Marcel Proust
Original Publish Date: Sep 18, 2013

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