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Two centuries of French literature

Author: Raymond Picard
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, [1970] ©1970
Series: World university library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the literary works of Pascal, La Bruyere, Malherbe, La Fontaine, Corneille, Moliere, Racine, Marivaux, Beaumarchais, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Picard, Raymond, 1917-
Two centuries of French literature.
New York, McGraw-Hill [1970]
(OCoLC)654715922
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Raymond Picard
OCLC Number: 1023698
Notes: Translation of Génie de la littérature française, 1600-1800.
Description: 256 pages : illustrations (some color), facsimiles, portraits ; 20 cm.
Contents: The Seventeenth Century. Religion, philosophy and psychological analysis : Pascal's Penseés, La Bruyère's Caractères --
Poetry in the seventeenth century : Malherbe, La Fontaine --
The seventeenth-century theatre : Corneille's tragedies, Molière's comedies, Racine's tragedies --
The seventeenth century novel : La Princesse de Clèves --
The Eighteenth Century. The eighteenth century theatre : Marivaux, Beaumarchais --
The eighteenth century novel : Manon Lescaut, Marivaux's novels, Les liaisons dangereuses --
Literature and the Enlightenment : Montesquieu, Voltaire, Diderot, Rousseau.
Series Title: World university library.
Other Titles: Génie de la littérature française, 1600-1800.
Responsibility: Raymond Picard ; translated by John Cairncross.

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Discusses the literary works of Pascal, La Bruyere, Malherbe, La Fontaine, Corneille, Moliere, Racine, Marivaux, Beaumarchais, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Diderot, and Rousseau.

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