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Visions Of Women In French Classic Tales vol. 1 By Donald Brandy
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This is a compilation of seven classic french tales written by authors spanning the greatest movements in French Literature. In the text you'll find authors like Madame de LaFayette, Sade, Diderot,... More > Maupassant and others. All of the protagonists are viral women, born perhaps ahead of their time, and surely women whom modern women would admire.< Less
Classic French Cancan Dancers - An Ebook Photo Album! By FishesEye Publishing
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A digital collection of well over 100 vintage photo images & poster prints, many hand-colored, of sexy turn-of-the-century ladies from the Parisian music halls and cabaret revues. Re-capture the... More > risqué spirit of the Golden Age of the French Cancan chorus line! Authentic photo postcards & studio shots on and off stage, lady artistes and exotic performers such as the famous beauty Miss Saharet, pretty women in stage costumes, leggy showgirls & models in lacy lingerie! A treasure trove of saucy, nostalgia, in a downloadable PDF ebook. Also includes free tasters for some of our other recent titles. Essential acquisition for connoisseurs and amateur collectors of the performing arts...... for fans of pretty, high-kicking girls in frilly froufrou skirts! This luxury PDF anthology comes with "old parchment effect" paper background for an authentic look of an antique photo album! Great value, special introductory price of just $3.75! **Latest edition features dozens of great extra images!!**< Less
Confession of a Child of the Century : A Classic Romantic French Tragedy By Alfred de Musset
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The Confession of a Child of The Century (1836) by Alfred de Musset is the story of Octave, a young man of means, "taken with the malady of the age" -- a profound disillusionment with the... More > world and humanity -- after his mistress betrays his trust. Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay (1810-1857) was a French dramatist, poet, and novelist. After attempts at careers in medicine, law, drawing, English and piano, he became one of the first Romantic writers. He was the librarian of the French Ministry of the Interior under the July Monarchy. The tale of his celebrated love affair with George Sand, which lasted from 1833 to 1835, is told from his point of view in his autobiographical novel, La Confession d'un Enfant du Siècle (The Confession of a Child of the Century) made into a film, Children of the Century. He received the Légion d'honneur in 1845, at the same time as Balzac, and was elected to the Académie française (French Academy) in 1852.< Less
A Christmas Carol—Cantique de Noël: English-French Parallel Text Classic Edition By Charles Dickens
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Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol—Cantique de Noël is presented in English-French parallel text, complete and unabridged with chapter illustrations. Ebenezer Scrooge led... More > a loveless, grasping life dominated by loss and greed, until the spirits of Christmas teach him the power of redemption. The Bilingual Library presents world classics in parallel text. Each page in translation is mirrored by its original language on the facing page. Series editor D. Bannon is a member of the American Translators Association (ATA).< Less
The Song of Roland By Lotito Media Group Classics
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The Song of Roland (La Chanson de Roland) is an 11th-century epic poem about the Battle of Roncevaux Pass (or Roncesvalles) fought by Roland and his fellow paladins. The Song is written in Old French... More > and is based on historical events surrounding the battle of August 15, 778 in which the rear-guard of Charlemagne's retreating Franks was attacked by Basques seeking revenge for the Frankish attack on Pamplona, Spain. This is of course an English translation priced with students in mind.< Less
The Song of Roland By Lotito Media Group Classics
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The Song of Roland (La Chanson de Roland) is an 11th-century epic poem about the Battle of Roncevaux Pass (or Roncesvalles) fought by Roland and his fellow paladins. The Song is written in Old French... More > and is based on historical events surrounding the battle of August 15, 778 in which the rear-guard of Charlemagne's retreating Franks was attacked by Basques seeking revenge for the Frankish attack on Pamplona, Spain. This is of course an English translation priced with students in mind.< Less
Romulus: Classic Children Book By Jacob Abbott
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Romulus and Remus are the twin brothers and central characters of Rome's foundation myth. Their mother was Rhea Silvia, daughter to Numitor, king of Alba Longa. Before their conception, Numitor's... More > brother Amulius had seized power, killed Numitor's male heirs and forced Rhea Silvia to become a Vestal Virgin, sworn to chastity. Rhea Silvia conceived the twins by the god Mars, or by the demi-god Hercules; once the twins were born, Amulius had them abandoned to die in the river Tiber. They were saved by a series of miraculous interventions: the river carried them to safety, a she-wolf found and suckled them, and a woodpecker fed them. A shepherd and his wife found and fostered them to manhood, as simple shepherds. The twins, still ignorant of their true origins, were natural leaders. Each acquired many followers. When they discovered the truth of their birth, they killed Amulius and restored Numitor to his throne. Rather than wait to inherit Alba Longa they chose to found a new city.< Less
Emile Zola Classics: The Downfall By Emile Zola
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The Downfall by Emile Zola is a very gripping story which keeps the readers involved very deeply till the conclusion. Corporal Jean Macquart, a sturdy French peasant, led the squad of infantry of... More > which Private Maurice Levasseur was a member. The squad was a part of the 106th Regiment of the Seventh Corps of the French Army. A state of war existed between France and Prussia; the year was 1870. At the outset, it had been felt in France that the war would be nothing more than a quick promenade to Berlin, but shortages of equipment, the rivalry of the French commanders, and quick Prussian success made the outcome of the conflict doubtful.< Less
Classic Readers: The Age of Reason By Thomas Paine
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The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a deistic pamphlet, written by eighteenth-century British radical and American revolutionary Thomas Paine, that criticizes... More > institutionalized religion and challenges the legitimacy of the Bible, the central sacred text of Christianity. Published in three parts in 1794, 1795, and 1807, it was a bestseller in the United States, where it caused a short-lived deistic revival. British audiences, however, fearing increased political radicalism as a result of the French Revolution, received it with more hostility. The Age of Reason presents common deistic arguments; for example, it highlights what Paine saw as corruption of the Christian Church and criticizes its efforts to acquire political power.< Less
Emile Zola Classics: Nana By Emile Zola
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Nana tells the story of Nana Coupeau's rise from streetwalker to high-class cocotte during the last three years of the French Second Empire. Nana first appears in the end of L'Assommoir (1877),... More > another of Zola's Rougon-Macquart series, in which she is portrayed as the daughter of an abusive drunk; in the end, she is living in the streets and just beginning a life of prostitution. The new novel opens with a night at the Théâtre des Variétés. The Exposition Universelle (1867) has just opened its doors. Nana is 15 years old (the number 18 mentioned in the book is not more than a fig leaf). Zola had taken care to make this clear to his readers by publishing an elaborate family tree of the Rougon-Macquarts in the newspaper Le Bien Public in 1878 when he started writing Nana. Zola describes in detail the performance of La blonde Vénus, a fictional operetta modelled after Offenbach's La belle Hélène, in which Nana is cast as the lead.< Less