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Published: 18 June 2010

152 Pages | 15 b/w halftones

ISBN: 9780199568727

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French Literature: A Very Short Introduction

John D. Lyons

Very Short Introductions

  • Focuses on texts that concern protagonists whose adventures and conflicts reveal shifts in literary and social practices
  • Explores the notion of the 'problematic hero'
  • Introduces a number of major works from a wide variety of periods, styles, genres, and themes
  • Examines how each work fits into society and its concerns and values
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over three million copies sold worldwide