7 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (56 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.).
Lectures delivered by Professor Katherine L. Elkins.
Course guide includes bibliographical references.
Lecture 1. Themes and influence -- Lecture 2. Honoré de Balzac : life and early work -- Lecture 3. Honoré de Balzac : The wild ass's skin and Père Goriot -- Lecture 4. Honoré de Balzac : The human comedy -- Lecture 5. Flaubert : life and times -- Lecture 6. Flaubert's Madame Bovary -- Lecture 7. Flaubert's Sentimental education -- Lecture 8. Proust : life and work -- Lecture 9. Proust : In search of lost time, part one -- Lecture 10. Proust : In search of lost time, part two -- Lecture 11. Camus : life and work -- Lecture 12. Camus's The stranger and The myth of Sisyphus -- Lecture 13. Camus's The plague, The fall, and The first man -- Lecture 14. Legacy and questions raised.
In this series of lectures, Professor Katherine Elkins details the lives and works of the premier French writers of the last two centuries. Professor Elkins discusses the attributes that made classics of such works as Balzac's Human comedy, Flaubert's Madame Bovary, Proust's In search of lost time, and Camus' The stranger. Literary immortals all, these four French authors produced works that reflected their times and exerted a continuing and lasting influence on all the generations that followed--From container.
GMD: sound recording.
9781440726088 course guide
1440726086 course guide
UC152 Recorded Books
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