Great French Tales Of Fantasy/Contes Fantastiques Clbres: A Dual-Language Book (Dover Dual Language French) (English And French Edition)

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  • Publish Date: 2006-06-23
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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, Thophile Gautier's The Amorous Dead Woman, The Venus of Ille by Prosper Mrime, 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. It opens a door for students of French language and literaturewell as any other lover of fantasyto explore the world of the eerie and unknown.

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