Contes de la bécasse by Guy de Maupassant
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Contes de la bécasse
Guy de Maupassant, écrivain français (1850-1893)
V. Havard, 1894

Ce livre numérique présente "Contes de la bécasse", de Guy de Maupassant, édité en texte intégral. Une table des matières dynamique permet d'accéder directement aux différentes sections.

Ce recueil de nouvelles de Maupassant décrit des histoires de la campagne normande.

Liste des sections:
- 1. Présentation
- 2. La Bécasse
- 3. Ce cochon de Morin
- 4. La Folle
- 5. Pierrot
- 6. Menuet
- 7. La Peur
- 8. Farce normande
- 9. Les Sabots
- 10. La Rempailleuse
- 11. En mer
- 12. Un Normand
- 13. Le Testament
- 14. Aux Champs
- 15. Un Coq chanta
- 16. Un Fils
- 17. Saint-Antoine
- 18. L’Aventure de Walter Schnaffs
 

About Guy de Maupassant

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Guy de Maupassant (1850--1893), after serving in the Franco-Prussian War, became close friends with Flaubert and his circle. He wrote hundreds of short stories as well as novels and verse. In his later years, he suffered from mental illness, and he died in an asylum. Richard Howard, a poet, translator, and critic, was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He received a B.A. from Columbia University in 1951 and an M.A. in 1952. A growing interest in modern French poetry led to further graduate study at the Sorbonne from 1952 to 1953. Since 1958, he has translated more than 150 books and has earned recognition as one of the truly authoritative translators of modern French literature. His work reads like a list of France's leading writers, including Robbe-Grillet, de Beauvoir, Breton, Gide, Camus, Barthes, Reynard, Genet, and Cocteau. Guy de Maupassant (1850--1893), after serving in the Franco-Prussian War, became close friends with Flaubert and his circle. He wrote hundreds of short stories as well as novels and verse. In his later years, he suffered from mental illness, and he died in an asylum. Douglas Parmee has translated works by Flaubert, Zola, Maupassant, Baudelaire, and Chamfort, among others, including the NYRB Classic "The Child" by Jules Valles. He is a past winner of the Society of Authors Scott-Moncrieff Prize for French translation. A lifetime fellow of Queens College, Cambridge, he now lives in Australia.
 
Published February 11, 2013 by Editions la Bibliothèque Digitale. 266 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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