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French Art Classics By Compilation
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One of a series of art booklets published by Culture Publications, owned by Harry Donenfeld, original publisher of DC (Detective Comics), prior to teaming with Frank Armer and establishing the Spicy... More > line of pulps. This is a reproduction of the actual contents of the booklet, each page printed fullsized on a slightly larger size page. It was originally printed with a different color on each page. While not full color, it did add to the product. We are offering it in both a color version and a black and white version. This is the COLOR version.< Less
French Art Classics By Culture Publications
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One of a series of art booklets published by Culture Publications, owned by Harry Donenfeld, original publisher of DC (Detective Comics), prior to teaming with Frank Armer and establishing the Spicy... More > line of pulps. This is a reproduction of the actual contents of the booklet, each page printed fullsized on a slightly larger size page. It was originally printed with a different color on each page. While not full color, it did add to the product. We are offering it in both a color version and a black and white version. This is the BLACK/WHITE version.< Less
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
The French Revolution By Thomas Carlyle
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The French Revolution is a work by Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. It is a massive, even heroic undertaking - one which hadn't been achieved before and has not since.... More > Carlyle's literary style is unique: written in the present tense first-person plural, A History follows along chronologically as the events of the Revolution unfold with sweeping, apocalyptic grandeur. The reader feels as though he or she were observing, participating almost in, the events occurring on the Paris streets. The reader is carried along day-by-day, month-by-month as the as the inevitable disaster comes to life: the meeting of the Estates General, the Tennis Court Oath, the march on Versailles, the varied attempts to draft a constitution, the fall out between the royal couple and the Revolutionary Government, the escape attempt to Varennes, the beheading of the king and queen, the "Reign of Terror," and lastly the rise of Napoleon Bonaparte as he famously cleared the streets with a "whiff of grapeshot."< 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
The French Revolution a History By Thomas Carlyle
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The French Revolution A History was written by the Scottish essayist, philosopher, and historian Thomas Carlyle. The three-volume work charts the course of the French Revolution from 1789 to the... More > height of the Reign of Terror (1793-4) and culminates in 1795. A massive undertaking which draws together a wide variety of sources, Carlyle's history is considered to be an authoritative account of the early course of the Revolution. The book immediately established Carlyle's reputation as an important 19th century intellectual. It also served as a major influence on a number of his contemporaries. Carlyle unfolds his history by often writing in present-tense first-person plural: as though he and the reader were observers, indeed almost participants, on the streets of Paris at the fall of the Bastille or the public execution of Louis XVI. This, naturally, involves the reader by simulating the history itself instead of solely recounting historical events.< 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