French
epub |eng | 2009-11-26 | Author:Charles-Pierre Baudelaire [Baudelaire, Charles-Pierre]

I see only in the mind’s eye that camp of shacks, those piles of roughed-out capitals and sections of columns, the weeds, the great blocks turning green in the water ...
( Category: French August 5,2020 )
epub |eng | 1977-06-30 | Author:Balzac, Honore [Balzac, Honore]

3. The Death-Agony IN the early days of December, an old man past seventy was walking along the Rue de Varenne regardless of the rain, and peering up at every ...
( Category: French August 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2004-11-29 | Author:Marcel Proust & Lydia Davis & Lydia Davis & Lydia Davis & Christopher Prendergast

So the salon which had brought Swann and Odette together became an obstacle to their meetings. She no longer said to him as she had in the early days of ...
( Category: French July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-11-14 | Author:Marcel Proust [Proust, Marcel]

“I sincerely hope that we won’t!” cried Mme Verdurin. “Heaven preserve us from him; he’s too deadly for words, a stupid, ill-bred boor.” On hearing these words Cottard exhibited an ...
( Category: French July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-10-04 | Author:Marcel Proust [Proust, Marcel]

* * * 1. Francis Planté (1839–1934) was a famous French pianist who played at many Parisian salons. Anton Grigorievitch Rubinstein (1829–1894) was a great Russian composer and pianist. Pierre-Charles-Edouard ...
( Category: French July 24,2020 )
epub |eng | 2010-11-30 | Author:David Bellos [Bellos, David]

By the time Perec began to work on L’Arbre, his celebrity as the winner of the 1965 Renaudot Prize had faded almost completely in France, but it had begun to ...
( Category: French July 10,2020 )
epub |eng | 2014-12-16 | Author:Andre Gide [Gide, André]

In describing our apartment, I have not spoken of the library. The fact is that after my father’s death, my mother refused to allow me into it. The room was ...
( Category: French July 7,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-05-13 | Author:Victor Hugo [Hugo, Victor]

At Villequier Now that the monuments of Paris and its streets, Its fog and its buildings, are far from my eyes; And now that I am under the branches of ...
( Category: French July 6,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-04-15 | Author:Delphine de Vigan [Vigan, Delphine de]

My writing, if it lasts, can only be an immense malaise. I renounce life, I lie down to die. My daughters are quiet. After a few pages of painful fragments ...
( Category: French July 4,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-17 | Author:Molière

MADAME JOURDAIN: Madame Jourdain kisses your hands [but declines]. DORANTE: (Aside to Monsieur Jourdain) Our beautiful marchioness, as I sent word to you, in my note, will come here soon ...
( Category: Playwriting July 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 2013-09-16 | Author:St. Therese of Lisieux [St. Therese of Lisieux]

* * * 1 “The flower is the smile of God,” she wrote at Christmas of 1894 (RP 2). PN 35 – To Our Lady of Victories (July 16, 1896) ...
( Category: French July 2,2020 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Gustave Flaubert [Flaubert, Gustave]

11 He had recently read a eulogy on a new method for curing club-foot, and as he was a partisan of progress, he conceived the patriotic idea that Yonville, in ...
( Category: Cultural Heritage June 28,2020 )
epub |eng | | Author:Paul Valéry

[The Old Woman] I am very old, and live in an intermediate world, nearly in balance with every instant and every circumstance. Though I touch you, I am very far. ...
( Category: French June 14,2020 )
azw3, epub |eng | 2020-05-11 | Author:Levy, Marc [Levy, Marc]

“It took you a while. I thought the elevator had broken down.” “Did you see any sparks on the fuse box? No? Then everything’s fine. Let’s get moving. A few ...
( Category: French June 14,2020 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-14 | Author:Marguerite Duras [Duras, Marguerite]

It was as though the word I wrote already contained its image within itself. To film it was to pursue the discourse and amplify it. It was to continue writing—on ...
( Category: Modern April 5,2020 )