Great French Tales of Fantasy / Contes Fantastiques Celebres: A Dual-Language Book

By: Appelbaum, Stanley (editor)

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Faint edge wear. 2006 Trade Paperback. These six riveting fantasy classics from the golden age of the French short story will keep you glued to your chair. Drawn from the genre's outstanding nineteenth-century writers, they range from the Romantic era to the rise of the Symbolists and Decadents. Presented chronologically by date of publication, they include Charles Nodier's Trilby; or, The Elf of Argyll, Théophile Gautier's The Amorous Dead Woman, The Venus of Ille by Prosper Mérimée, Villiers de l'Isle-Adam's Second Sight, and two tales by Guy de Maupassant, A Divorce Case and Who Knows? This dual-language book features accurate new English translations on pages facing the original French, an informative introduction, and explanatory footnotes.

Title: Great French Tales of Fantasy / Contes Fantastiques Celebres: A Dual-Language Book

Author: Appelbaum, Stanley (editor)

Categories: Continental, French,

Publisher: Dover: 2006

ISBN Number: 0486447138

ISBN Number 13: 9780486447131

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 2266107

Keywords: FRENCH LITERATURE FANTASY FRANCE,