The giants of French literature : Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, and Camus / by Katherine L. Elkins
Audiobook on CD/MP3 | Recorded Books | 2010

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7 audio discs (approximately 7 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (56 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.).
Series
Modern scholar
Modern scholar.
Performer
Lectures delivered by Professor Katherine L. Elkins.
Note
Compact discs.
Bibliography
Course guide includes bibliographical references.
Contents
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.
Summary
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.
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GMD: sound recording.
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ISBN
9781440726071 set
1440726078 set
9781440726088 course guide
1440726086 course guide
Music No.
UC152 Recorded Books
UT152 Recorded Books
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