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Published: 18 July 2002

376 Pages

ISBN: 9780192880376

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The Oxford Book of French Short Stories

Edited by Elizabeth Fallaize

  • Represents 200 years of the French literary tradition
  • Includes well-known stories by writers such as Balzac, Maupassant, Sartre, and Camus
  • Features work by Francophone writers from Quebec, Africa and the French Caribbean
  • A great deal of women's literature is represented - including Vivien, Colette, Beauvoir, and contemporary writers such as Christiane Baroche, and Annie Saumont
  • Includes stories previously not available in English translation
  • Features a lively introduction to the genre

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