Modern French Short Fiction

AuthorJohnnie Gratton, Brigitte Le Juez
PublisherManchester University Press
Publication Date26 May 1994
ISBN9780719042119
EditionNot Specified
Series
LanguageFrench
CategoryLiterature
Click to enlarge
     The 15 writers featured in this new anthology of French short stories represent the best of the genre, from Merimee to the present day. The selection includes writers as diverse as Balzac, Colette, Duras and Boulanger and is designed to introduce students to both the modern French short story and modern French literature in general. 

The anthology covers a wide range of texts and reflects the contribution of women writers. Not only is there a substantial introduction covering the history of the short story, thematic trends, developments in narrative technique and the notion of genre, but each story also comes with its own preface and notes. 

The editor's intentions are to enhance students' appreciation and understanding of individual stories at the same time as introducing a variety of critical ideas and perspectives, many of them reflecting recent developments in literary theory.
Price
€14.45
  Quantity
 
This product usually ships within 2 Days

You may also be interested in...

Ecommerce Website Design Ireland International Books - 18 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2
Ph: +353 (0)1 679 9375 | Fax: +353 (0)1 679 9376 | Email: info@internationalbooks.ie
International books sell books in foreign languages