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Selections from La Bruyère


  • Date Published: January 2014
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107666122

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  • First published in 1946 as the second edition of a 1928 original, this book contains selections from the writings of Jean de la Bruyère in the original French. Ashton prefaces the texts with a biographical portrait of the novelist, and provides vocabulary and notes to accompany each extract. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in French literature or in the history of French education.

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    • Date Published: January 2014
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107666122
    • length: 198 pages
    • dimensions: 197 x 130 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.2kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. The author
    2. La Bruyère and the society of his time
    3. The portrait
    4. Les charactères - sources - style - influence
    1. Du mérite personnel
    2. Des femmes
    3. De la société et de la conversation
    4. Des biens de fortune
    5. De la ville
    6. De la cour
    7. Des grands
    8. Du souverain et de la République
    9. De l'homme
    10. Des jugements
    11. De la mode
    12. De quelques usages
    List of works quoted in the notes
    Index of the opening words of each paragraph.

  • Editor

    H. Ashton

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