French Literature

French literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the French language, particularly by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written by people living in France who speak traditional languages of France other than French. Literature written by citizens of other nations such as Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, Senegal, Algeria, Morocco, etc. is referred to as Francophone literature. As of 2006, French writers have been awarded more Nobel Prizes in Literature than novelists, poets and essayists of any other country. France itself ranks first in the list of Nobel Prizes in ...more

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Combats et métamorphoses d'une femme
At Night All Blood is Black
Sea of Memories
A Woman Like Her
Le Consentement
The Perfect Nanny
La Tresse
The Ardent Swarm
Winter in Sokcho
Cambiare l'acqua ai fiori
Le Bal des folles
Moi les hommes, je les déteste
While Paris Slept
Girls on the Line
The War of the Poor
The Stranger
The Little Prince
Madame Bovary
Les Misérables
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Plague
The Three Musketeers (The D'Artagnan Romances, #1)
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
The Red and the Black
Père Goriot
Swann's Way
Les Liaisons dangereuses
Les Fleurs du Mal

Pierre Corneille
Nous donnons bien souvent de divers noms aux choses : / Des épines pour moi, vous les nommez des roses
Pierre Corneille, L'Illusion Comique

فرانسوا فايرجان
كانت الحرارة بعد الظهرقد تجاوزت الثلاثين درجة على السطح، رأى بريق نيزك، أم هو بالأحرى بريق قمر صناعي؟ حاول أن يتذكر اسم البرج وأن يتعرف على نجومه، الحصان الصغير، التنين، الدلفين. حلم بالسنوات الضوئية، بالسدم، بالثقوب السوداء، بالمجرات. ثبت نظره على نجمة لا تكاد ترى باعين المجردة، وهي دون شك اكبر من الشمس بثمانمائة مرة. استسلم ساكنا لدوران الأرض، وحلم بمليارات الكائنات البشرية التي أراحها الليل والنجوم.
فرانسوا فايرجان, Trois Jours chez ma mère

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