skip to content
The red and the black Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The red and the black

Author: Stendhal; Roger Gard
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2002.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"Handsome and ambitious, Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble peasant origins and make something of his life-by adopting the code of hypocrisy by which his society operates. Julien ultimately commits a crime-out of passion, principle, or insanity-that will bring about his downfall. The Red and the Black is a lively, satirical picture of French Restoration society after Waterloo, riddled with  Read more...
Rating:

based on 1 rating(s) 1 with a review

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stendhal; Roger Gard
ISBN: 0140447644 9780140447644
OCLC Number: 59399535
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "The text followed is that of the first edition of Le Rouge et le noir of November 1830"--P. xxvii.
Description: xxix, 576 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Rouge et le noir.
Responsibility: Stendhal ; translated with an introduction and notes by Roger Gard.
More information:

Abstract:

Handsome, ambitious Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble provincial origins. Soon realizing that success can only be achieved by adopting the subtle code of hypocrisy by which society  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews

WorldCat User Reviews (1)

High strung, high stakes romance, ELC review

by vleighton (WorldCat user published 2014-03-25) Very Good Permalink

I was debating writing a review of this book. When I started it, I was not taken with it, and it being a classic, what more is there to say? However, I have been trying to practice Evolutionary Literary Criticism (ELC), and, if that school of interpretation has merit, one should be able to apply it...
Read more...  Read more...

  • Was this review helpful to you?
  •   
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/59399535>
library:oclcnum"59399535"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/59399535>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2002"
schema:description""Handsome and ambitious, Julien Sorel is determined to rise above his humble peasant origins and make something of his life-by adopting the code of hypocrisy by which his society operates. Julien ultimately commits a crime-out of passion, principle, or insanity-that will bring about his downfall. The Red and the Black is a lively, satirical picture of French Restoration society after Waterloo, riddled with corruption, greed, and ennui. The complex, sympathetic portrayal of Julien, the cold exploiter whose Machiavellian campaign is undercut by his own emotions, makes him Stendhal's most brilliant and human creation-and one of the greatest characters in European literature."--P. 4 of cover."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2245398>
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:genre"Fiction."@en
schema:genre"Bildungsromans."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The red and the black"@en
schema:numberOfPages"576"
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.