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A Lion for Love: A Critical Biography of Stendhal

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Traces the life of the nineteenth century French novelist, attempts to portray his complex personality, and analyzes his major works.
Paperback, 320 pages
Published October 8th 1986 by Harvard University Press (first published November 27th 1979)
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Robert Bernard Alter (b. 1935) was awarded the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Lifetime Achievement and the PEN Center Literary Award for Translation. He is the Class of 1937 Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley, and has published many acclaimed works on the Bible, literary modernism, and contemporary Hebrew literature.
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