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Title: The Background of Modern French Literature
Description: New York, Books for Libraries Press. 1971. (ISBN: 0836967070). Hard Cover, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A Fine unmarked copy in brown cloth boards. xiv + 329 pages. 50 illustrations. map. First published in 1926. Although published for libraries this copy is NOT EX LIBRARY. An excellent work which sketches the background of French literature during the period from 1789-1914, to show both how it explains that literature and how literary works throw light upon it. The source range over a considerable field of political and religious history, philosophy, and sociology. Most of the prose quotations have been translated by Professor Wright. 24. Fine/No Jacket.

Keywords: French History, French Revolution, Napoleon, Second Empire, Second Republic, Third Republic, French Literary History, Positivism, Literary Forms, Romantic Themes, Social and Literary Types 0836967070

Price: GBP 15.00 = appr. US$ 21.42 Seller: Goldring Books
- Book number: 008417

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