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Bibliography of Seventeenth-Century French Prose Fiction
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Compiler(s): Ralph W. Baldner
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Nineteenth-Century French Literature Collection
The Nineteenth-Century French Literature Collection contains five Approaches to Teaching volumes (click on each title to get book information). MLA members receive a 20% discount on Approaches collections.
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Approaches to Teaching Balzac's Old Goriot
Old Goriot is not only the most read of Balzac's works but also one of the most commonly taught of all French novels. This collection of essays, as the editor... more info

Editor(s): Michal Peled Ginsburg


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Approaches to Teaching Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil
Charles Baudelaire's Flowers of Evil (Les Fleurs du Mal) may be the most influential, and perhaps the greatest, book of lyric poetry in French literature. ... more info

Editor(s): Laurence M. Porter


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Approaches to Teaching Beckett's Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot offers as much of a challenge in the classroom today as it did to its early audiences in the 1950s. It has become "the centerpiece of a... more info

Editor(s): June Schlueter, Enoch Brater
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Approaches to Teaching Camus's The Plague
Thirty-five years ago Germaine Brée wrote that The Plague "is, within its limits, a great novel, the most disturbing, most moving novel yet to have come out of the chaos... more info

Editor(s): Steven G. Kellman
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Approaches to Teaching Duras's Ourika
"A treasure trove and a valuable resource for students, teachers, and scholars in a variety of fields." Margaret Waller, French Review "Professors and students in French will particularly want to... more info

Editor(s): Mary Ellen Birkett, Christopher Rivers


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Approaches to Teaching Flaubert's Madame Bovary
According to the editors of this collection of essays, Madame Bovary is "arguably the greatest novel of nineteenth-century France." ... more info

Editor(s): Laurence M. Porter, Eugene F. Gray
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Approaches to Teaching Lafayette's The Princess of Clèves
Frequently identified in French literary histories as the first modern novel--that is, the first to focus on its characters' thoughts and feelings instead of their heroic actions--Lafayette's La Princesse de... more info

Editor(s): Faith E. Beasley, Katharine Ann Jensen


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Approaches to Teaching Marguerite de Navarre's Heptameron
"It will greatly benefit those who face the challenging pedagogical endeavor of making the study of the Heptameron accessible and rewarding." Sixteenth Century Journal "This text is a superb contribution... more info

Editor(s): Colette H. Winn


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Approaches to Teaching Molière's Tartuffe and Other Plays
The plays of Molière are immensely popular with both teachers and students, perhaps because, as the editors of this collection of essays observe, they are "immediately accessible despite their being... more info

Editor(s): James F. Gaines, Michael S. Koppisch


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Approaches to Teaching Montaigne's Essays
Debated and discussed by countless writers and readers during the last four hundred years, Montaigne's Essays constitutes the first example of a major new literary genre and originates the moralist... more info

Editor(s): Patrick Henry


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Approaches to Teaching Proust's Fiction and Criticism
Since the first volume of Proust's A la recherche du temps perdu was published, in 1913, the work has challenged readers and critics by stretching the genre of the novel:... more info

Editor(s): Elyane Dezon-Jones, Inge Crosman Wimmers


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Approaches to Teaching the Works of François Rabelais
"This volume meets an essential pedagogical need in the field and will therefore be a most welcome addition to the MLA Approaches series." David Posner, Loyola University, Chicago... more info

Editor(s): Todd W. Reeser, Floyd Gray


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Approaches to Teaching Rousseau's Confessions and Reveries of the Solitary Walker
Rousseau is read, literally, all over the world. Given the enormous place autobiographical writing has come to occupy in literary studies, his influence is not surprising. ... more info

Editor(s): John C. O'Neal, Ourida Mostefai


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Approaches to Teaching the Song of Roland
"The depth and breadth of this volume are impressive, as much for the different subjects broached as for the range of specialists who participated in its creation. I particularly appreciate... more info

Editor(s): William W. Kibler, Leslie Zarker Morgan
Each book contains a CD featuring performances of the Song of Roland.


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Approaches to Teaching Stendhal's The Red and the Black
"A novel is a mirror moving along a highway," writes Stendhal in The Red and the Black, his chronicle of French Restoration politics, class, and society on the eve of... more info

Editor(s): Dean de la Motte, Stirling Haig


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Approaches to Teaching Voltaire's Candide
"Candide is probably the most frequently taught work of French literature," writes Renée Waldinger, yet "students are often misled by the apparent simplicity of the tale." ... more info

Editor(s): Renée Waldinger


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An Introduction to Old Occitan
An Introduction to Old Occitan is the only textbook in print for learning the language used by the troubadours in southern France during the Middle Ages. ... more info

Author(s): William D. Paden
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Teaching French Women Writers of the Renaissance and Reformation
"An excellent volume of essays on an increasingly important topic of research and instruction." Edwin M. Duval, Yale University Teaching French Women Writers of the Renaissance and Reformation considers... more info

Editor(s): Colette H. Winn


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Teaching the Representation of the Holocaust
"Can the story be told?" Jorge Semprun asked after his liberation from Buchenwald. The question is addressed from many angles in this volume of essays on teaching about the Holocaust. ... more info

Editor(s): Marianne Hirsch, Irene Kacandes
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Teaching Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century French Women Writers
"This collection of essays provides a wealth of information on how to teach women authors in a variety of courses. The usefulness and the fascinating content of this book realize... more info

Editor(s): Faith E. Beasley


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Modern French Literary Studies in the Classroom
Pedagogical Strategies
Modern French Literary Studies in the Classroom: Pedagogical Strategies investigates how teaching practices can address the changing status of literature in the French classroom ... more info

Editor(s): Charles J. Stivale


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Claire d'Albe: An English Translation
Both Claire and her husband, M. d'Albe, are virtuous and upstanding, and Frédéric, her husband's nineteen-year-old adopted son and factory assistant, is honest and noble-hearted. But in the beautiful and... more info

Author(s): Sophie Cottin

Translator(s): Margaret Cohen
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Claire d'Albe: The Original French Text
Both Claire and her husband, M. d'Albe, are virtuous and upstanding, and Frédéric, her husband's nineteen-year-old adopted son and factory assistant, is honest and noble-hearted. But in the beautiful and... more info

Author(s): Sophie Cottin

Editor(s): Margaret Cohen
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Essential Encounters
Published in 1969, Essential Encounters is the first novel by a woman of sub-Saharan francophone Africa. Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury, of Cameroon, wrote it "to inspire other women to write." Its story... more info

Author(s): Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury

Translator(s): Cheryl Toman
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Rencontres essentielles
Published in 1969, Rencontres essentielles is the first novel by a woman of sub-Saharan francophone Africa. Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury, of Cameroon, wrote it "to inspire other women to write." Its story... more info

Author(s): Thérèse Kuoh-Moukoury

Editor(s): Cheryl Toman
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Gabriel: An English Translation
"Sand’s [play], with its probing of masculinity and femininity, its reflection on male and female education, love and friendship, women and the law . . . [is] an excellent addition... more info

Author(s): George Sand

Translator(s): Kathleen Robin Hart, Paul Fenouillet
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Gabriel: The Original French Text
"Sand’s [play], with its probing of masculinity and femininity, its reflection on male and female education, love and friendship, women and the law . . . [is] an excellent addition... more info

Author(s): George Sand

Editor(s): Kathleen Robin Hart
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Letters from a Peruvian Woman
One of the most popular works of the eighteenth century, Letters from a Peruvian Woman appeared in more than 130 editions, reprints, and translations during the hundred years following its... more info

Author(s): Françoise de Graffigny

Translator(s): David Kornacker
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Lettres d'une Péruvienne
One of the most popular works of the eighteenth century, Lettres d'une Péruvienne appeared in more than 130 editions, reprints, and translations during the hundred years following its publi cation... more info

Author(s): Françoise de Graffigny

Editor(s): Joan DeJean, Nancy K. Miller
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Letters of Mistress Henley Published by Her Friend
Considered by many scholars to be among the most brilliant novels written in French during the eighteenth century, Letters of Mistress Henley Published by Her Friend was composed as a... more info

Author(s): Isabelle de Charrière

Translator(s): Philip Stewart, Jean Vaché
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Lettres de Mistriss Henley publiées par son amie
Considered by many scholars to be among the most brilliant novels written in French during the eighteenth century, Lettres de Mistriss Henley publiées par son amie was composed as a... more info

Author(s): Isabelle de Charrière

Editor(s): Joan Hinde Stewart, Philip Stewart
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Mademoiselle Giraud, My Wife
Adolphe Belot was the envy of his contemporaries Émile Zola and Gustave Flaubert: his books, unlike theirs, were best-sellers. He specialized in popular fiction that provided readers with just the... more info

Author(s): Adolphe Belot

Translator(s): Christopher Rivers
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Mademoiselle Giraud, ma femme
Adolphe Belot was the envy of his contemporaries Émile Zola and Gustave Flaubert: his books, unlike theirs, were best-sellers. He specialized in popular fiction that provided readers with just the... more info

Author(s): Adolphe Belot

Editor(s): Christopher Rivers
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Monsieur Vénus: A Materialist Novel
When the rich and well-connected Raoule de Vénérande becomes enamored of Jacques Silvert, a poor young man who makes artificial flowers for a living, she turns him into her mistress... more info

Author(s): Rachilde

Editor(s): Melanie Hawthorne, Liz Constable

Translator(s): Melanie Hawthorne
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Monsieur Vénus: Roman matérialiste
When the rich and well-connected Raoule de Vénérande becomes enamored of Jacques Silvert, a poor young man who makes artificial flowers for a living, she turns him into her mistress... more info

Author(s): Rachilde

Editor(s): Melanie Hawthorne, Liz Constable
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An Anthology of Nineteenth-Century Women's Poetry from France
"This well-documented bilingual anthology, with a wide range of translation styles, is a first-rate pedagogical tool." MLR "The selections in the volume are excellent and . . . will appeal... more info

Editor(s): Gretchen Schultz


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Ourika: An English Translation
John Fowles presents a remarkable translation of a nineteenth-century work that provided the seed for his acclaimed novel The French Lieutenant's Woman and that will astonish and haunt modern... more info

Author(s): Claire de Duras

Translator(s): John Fowles
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Ourika: The Original French Text
Based on a true story, Claire de Duras's Ourika relates the experiences of a Senegalese girl who is rescued from slavery and raised by an aristocratic French family during... more info

Author(s): Claire de Duras

Editor(s): Joan DeJean, Margaret Waller
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The Story of Ernestine
Set in prerevolutionary France, The Story of Ernestine tells of the love between an innocent young woman and an aristocrat. Ernestine, German-born and orphaned, is an apprentice painter putting... more info

Author(s): Marie Riccoboni

Translator(s): Joan Hinde Stewart, Philip Stewart
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Histoire d'Ernestine
Set in prerevolutionary France, Histoire d'Ernestine tells of the love between an innocent young woman and an aristocrat. Ernestine, German-born and orphaned, is an apprentice painter putting the finishing touches... more info

Author(s): Marie Riccoboni

Editor(s): Joan Hinde Stewart, Philip Stewart
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The Story of the Marquise-Marquis de Banneville
The beautiful Marquise de Banneville meets a handsome marquis, and they fall in love. But the young woman is actually a young man (brought up as a girl and completely... more info

Author(s): François-Timoléon de Choisy, Marie-Jeanne L'Héritier, Charles Perrault

Editor(s): Joan DeJean

Translator(s): Steven Rendall
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Histoire de la Marquise-Marquis de Banneville
The beautiful Marquise de Banneville meets a handsome marquis, and they fall in love. ... more info

Author(s): François-Timoléon de Choisy, Marie-Jeanne L'Héritier, Charles Perrault

Editor(s): Joan DeJean
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Three Women
"Isabelle de Charrière is rightly prominent in the series and Trois femmes is an important work from the Revolutionary decade which will stimulate much debate in the classroom." Modern Language... more info

Author(s): Isabelle de Charrière

Translator(s): Emma Rooksby


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Trois femmes
"Isabelle de Charriè is rightly prominent in the series and Trois femmes is an important work from the Revolutionary decade which will stimulate much debate in the classroom." Modern Language... more info

Author(s): Isabelle de Charrière

Editor(s): Emma Rooksby


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