By Stanley Appelbaum
This first-class anthology bargains the start French-language scholar a primary style of a few of the world's most vital prose. selected for either their eloquence and simplicity of interpreting, excerpts from such masterpieces as Les Misérables, The pink and the Black, Madame Bovary, Carmen, and The 3 Musketeers will open new worlds for linguists. Readers will delight in the phrases of 50 nice writers of a number of genres from the 17th via 20th centuries, together with Voltaire, Rousseau, Balzac, Baudelaire, Dumas, Proust, and different literary virtuosos.
Lucid and obtainable, the unabridged English translations through Stanley Appelbaum look on pages that face the unique French textual content. Literature fans, French-language scholars, and different readers will locate this quantity a desirable exploration of French literature...and a useful relief to studying one of many world's so much romantic languages.