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Landmarks in French Literature

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This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally importan ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 11th 2007 by BiblioLife (first published 1912)
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Mina Soare
This is the book for you if
- you don't know much about French literature
- enjoy a good story with some references to history and the authors themselves,
- on the condition of it being a brief, enjoyable rundown of the subject matter

As for myself, hearing Stratchey wax poetic about de La Fontaine, la Bruyère and Voltaire was somehow more incentive to go through centuries of French history than school ever offered, or, in the words of Homer Simpson (I did go there):

Concise non-fic,
concise non-f
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Giles Lytton Strachey was a British writer and critic. He is best known for establishing a new form of biography in which psychological insight and sympathy are combined with irreverence and wit. His 1921 biography Queen Victoria was awarded the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
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