A compelling translation of one of Zola's most powerful novels, the nineteenth work in his famous Rougon-Macquart series that traces the fortunes of a family over five generations.
La Débâcle&nbs ... 続きを読む
This selection of twenty-seven stories shows Maupassant at his comic, cruel, and brilliant best. In addition to the poignant title story, it includes one of the most famous tales ever written, The Nec ... 続きを読む
every heart imagines itself the first to thrill to a myriad sensations which once stirred the hearts of the earliest creatures and which will again stir the hearts of the last men and women to walk th ... 続きを読む
Set against the backdrop of the 1848 Revolution, A Sentimental Education is the story of young lawyer Frederic Moreau's infatuation with the demurely exotic Madame Arnoux.
ABOUT THE SERIES: For ov ... 続きを読む
Joris-Karl Huysmans; Margaret Mauldon; Nicholas White
130 x 195 mm
Oxford World's Classics
It will be the biggest fiasco of the year - but I don't care a damn! It will be something nobody has ever done before, and I shall have said what I had to say.'
As Joris -Karl Huysmans announced in ... 続きを読む
Anger, Gratitude, and the Enlightenment Writer examines how writers as diverse as Rousseau, Diderot, Marivaux, and Challe discuss the social appropriateness of anger and gratitude in regulating social ... 続きを読む
Having assured the members of London's exclusive Reform Club that he will circumnavigate the world in 80 days, Fogg - stiff, repressed, English - starts by joining forces with an irrepressible Frenchm ... 続きを読む
Widely recognized as the best short book on Barthes' work and influence
Barthes is the most 'reader-friendly' of the great French theorists of the twentieth century, and thus among the most popul ... 続きを読む
Why do we find it hard to explain what happens when words are set to music? This study looks at the kind of language we use to describe word/music relations, both in the academic literature and in man ... 続きを読む