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French miscellaneous writings

Collected Maxims and Other Reflections

ISBN : 9780199540006

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¥1,826
Author: 
Francoi de La Rochefoucauld; E. H. Blackmore; A. M. Blackmore; Francine Giguere
Pages
400 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
May 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
Our virtues are, most often, only vices in disguise.' Deceptively brief and insidiously easy to read, La Rochefoucauld's shrewd, unflattering analyses of human behaviour have influenced writers, thin ... Read more

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Confessions

ISBN : 9780199540037

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¥2,189
Author: 
Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Patrick Coleman; Angela Scholar
Pages
720 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
128 x 195 mm
Pub date
May 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
No one can write a man's life except himself.' In his Confessions Jean-Jacques Rousseau tells the story of his life, from the formative experience of his humble childhood in Geneva, through the achiev ... Read more

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Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

ISBN : 9780198814535

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¥11,869
Author: 
Sam Ferguson
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 234 mm
Pub date
Mar 2018
Series
Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs
This book provides the first historical account of the diary in French writing across the twentieth century. The diary came to prominence as a genre in France in the 1880s and since this time, writers ... Read more

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Reveries of the Solitary Walker

ISBN : 9780199563272

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¥1,639
Author: 
Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Russell Goulbourne
Pages
160 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
135 x 196 mm
Pub date
Jul 2011
Series
Oxford World's Classics
These hours of solitude and meditation are the only time of the day when I am completely myself' Reveries of the Solitary Walker is Rousseau's last great work, the product of his final years of ex ... Read more

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Rousseau's Hand: The Crafting of a Writer

ISBN : 9780199683833

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¥13,332
Author: 
Angelica Goodden
Pages
248 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
147 x 221 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
For all the fame he won as a writer during a brief but astonishingly fertile period in the 1750s and early 1760s, Rousseau thought the making of books essentially foreign to his nature; what mattered ... Read more

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Simone de Beauvoir: Creating a Feminist Existence in the World

ISBN : 9780190278090

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¥2,607
Author: 
Sandrine Sanos
Pages
256 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
127 x 203 mm
Pub date
May 2016
Sandrine Sanos's biography of Simone de Beauvoir situates Beauvoir's life and works in historical context, charting how she was enmeshed in most 20h century events and developments from WW2, to Decolo ... Read more

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The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales

ISBN : 9780199540426

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¥1,639
Author: 
Marquis de Sade; David Coward
Pages
336 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
130 x 200 mm
Pub date
May 2008
Series
Oxford World's Classics
The name of the Marquis de Sade is synonymous with the blackest corners of the human soul, a byword for all that is foulest in human conduct. In his bleak, claustrophobic universe, there is no God, no ... Read more

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