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The Works of Stendhal By Stendhal
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This collection of the works of Stendhal, 1783-1842, contains the following books: Armance: Some scenes from a salon in Paris in 1827, The Red and the Black: A Chronicle of the Nineteenth Century,... More > The Charterhouse of Parma, Vanina Vanini, The Abbess of Castro, The Cenci, The Duchess of Palliano, Vittoria Accoramboni< Less
The Red and the Black A Chronicle of 1830 By Stendhal
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Marie-Henri Beyle (French: [bɛl]; 23 January 1783... More > – 23 March 1842), better known by his pen name Stendhal (French: [stɛ̃dal] or [stɑ̃dal]; in English [ˈstɒ̃dɑːl], /stɛnˈdɑːl/, or /stænˈdɑːl/), was a 19th-century French writer. Best known for the novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839), he is highly regarded for the acute analysis of his characters' psychology and considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism.Born in Grenoble, Isère, he was an unhappy child, disliking his "unimaginative" father and mourning his mother, whom he passionately loved, and who died when he was seven. He spent "the happiest years of his life" at the Beyle country house in Claix near Grenoble. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stendhal< Less
The Red and the Black By Stendhal
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Le Rouge et le Noir (French) or The Red and the Black is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal, published in 1830 Red and the Black ,tells the storie of Julien Sorel, the... More > intelligent and ambitious protagonist. He comes from a poor family and fails to understand much about the ways of the world he sets out to conquer. He harbours many romantic illusions, but becomes mostly a pawn in the political machinations of the ruthless and influential people about him. The adventures of the hero satirize early 19th-century French society, especially the hypocrisy and materialism of the aristocracy and members of the Roman Catholic Church, foretelling the coming radical changes that will depose them from their leading role in French society.< Less
Le Rouge et le noir: chronique du XIXe siecle By Stendhal
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Le Rouge et le Noir (French pronunciation: ​[lə ʁuʒ e lə nwaʁ]; French for The Red and the Black) is a historical psychological novel in two volumes by Stendhal,... More > published in 1830. It chronicles the attempts of a provincial young man to rise socially beyond his modest upbringing through a combination of talent, hard work, deception, and hypocrisy. He ultimately allows his passions to betray him. The novel’s full title, Le Rouge et le Noir: Chronique du XIXe siècle (The Red and the Black: A Chronicle of the 19th Century), indicates its two-fold literary purpose as both a psychological portrait of the romantic protagonist, Julien Sorel, and an analytic, sociological satire of the French social order under the Bourbon Restoration (1814–30). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Red_and_the_Black Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
The Charterhouse of Parma By Stendhal
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Richard Howard's exuberant and definitive rendition of Stendhal's stirring tale has brought about the rediscovery of this classic by modern readers. Stendhal narrates a young aristocrat's adventures... More > in Napoleon's army and in the court of Parma, illuminating in the process the whole cloth of European history. As Balzac wrote, "Never before have the hearts of princes, ministers, courtiers, and women been depicted like this...one sees perfection in every detail."< Less
The Novellas By Stendhal By Stendhal & C. K. Scott–Moncrieff
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In this ebooks are compilled the following novellas by Stendhal: Vanina Vanini, Vittoria Accoramboni, The Cenci, The Duchess of Palliano, The Abbess of Castro. Contemporary readers did not fully... More > appreciate Stendhal's realistic style during the Romantic period in which he lived; he was not fully appreciated until the beginning of the 20th century. Stendhal championed the Romantic aesthetic by unfavorably comparing the rules and strictures of Racine's classicism to the freer verse and settings of Shakespeare, and supporting the writing of plays in prose. The German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche acknowledged his personal debt to the French writer in the Twilight of the Idols, stating that encountering him was "the most beautiful accident of my life, more so than even my discovery of Stendhal".< Less
Colección Stendhal. By Stendhal.
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Henri Beyle (Grenoble, 23 de enero de 1783 – París, 23 de marzo de 1842), más conocido por su seudónimo Stendhal, fue un escritor francés del siglo XIX. Valorado por... More > su agudo análisis de la psicología de sus personajes y la concisión de su estilo, es considerado uno de los primeros y más importantes literatos del Realismo. Es conocido sobre todo por sus novelas Rojo y negro (Le Rouge et le Noir, 1830) y La cartuja de Parma (La chartreuse de Parme, 1839).< Less
stendhal syndrome By martin pikkaart & ludwig volbeda
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‘Stendhal Syndrome’ shows a variety of strange stories. Stories where the meaning crumbles, stories marked by a surreal distortion. Sometimes with a sense of impending danger, sometimes... More > just plain rude. We are collectors of curiosities.< Less
La Chartreuse de Parme By Stendhal
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La Chartreuse de Parme est un roman écrit par l'écrivain français Stendhal (1783 - 1842). Cette œuvre majeure lui valut la... More > célébrité. Résumé : L’action du roman commence à Milan en 1796, par les confidences d’un lieutenant français dénommé Robert, qui conte l’arrivée dans Milan des armées de la Révolution, menée par le jeune Bonaparte. Ces armées réveillent, dans un peuple lombard anesthésié par la tutelle autrichienne, un vieux fond héroïque, et sont accueillies avec une gaieté folle par les Milanais dans leur majorité. Ce livre comporte une table des matières dynamique.< Less
La Certosa di Parma By Stendhal
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Stendhal, La Certosa di Parma. Traduzione di Ferdinando Martini. Introduzione di Enrico Panzacchi. La Certosa di Parma è un classico della letteratura francese. Ambientato nell'Italia... More > napoleonica, si svolge tra battaglie e passioni d'impronta marcatamente italica. La magistrale traduzione di Ferdinando Martini e l'ampio saggio introduttivo di Enrico Panzacchi fanno da corollario a questo capolavoro della letteratura.< Less

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