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    Description"The Collected Stories of Colette" beings together in one volume for the first time in any language the comprehensive collection of short stories by the novelist known worldwide as Colette, and now acknowledged, with Proust, as the most original French narrative writer of the first half of our century. of the one hundred stories gathered here, thirty-one appear for the first time in English and another twenty-nine have been newly translated for this volume.


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    Title
    The Collected Stories of Colette
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Colette, Edited by Robert G Phelps, Translated by Antonia White, Translated by Matthew Ward, Translated by Anne-Marie Callimachi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 605
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 232 mm
    Thickness: 37 mm
    Weight: 676 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780374518653
    ISBN 10: 0374518653
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    BIC E4L: SST
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.2
    BIC subject category V2: DQ, FYB
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    DC21: 843.912
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC003000
    DC22: 843/.912
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A24244040
    BISAC V2.8: FIC029000
    LC classification: PQ2605.O28 A285 1983
    Edition statement
    Reprint
    Publisher
    Farrar Straus Giroux
    Imprint name
    Farrar Straus Giroux
    Publication date
    01 September 1984
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Born in 1873 in France, Colette was the author of many acclaimed novels noted for their intimate style. Other Colette titles from FSG include "The Complete Claudine, The Vagabond, Cheri and The Last of Cheri, " and "Gigi, Julie de Carneilha, and Chance Acquaintances." She died in 1954.
    Review quote
    "Colette is a kind of corsetiere of love. This most French of all French writers tells us how love sometimes binds and keeps a woman from breathing freely or how it may shape and support her and help her to be beautiful . . . One thinks of her as the female voice of Paris . . . It's as if all the house fronts of Paris were cut away and we could see men and women talking, dressing, brooding, loving."--Anatole Broyard, "The New York Times " "This large collection of her stories allows us to share her exhilaration and to sample the pleasure of her prose . . . no other woman seems to have had as much lived experience to draw upon or as much sexual sophistication . . . The voice of worldly feminine wisdom runs through her stories."--Phyllis Rose, " The New York Times Book Review" "Like a table spread with the fruit and wine she celebrated in her books: 'Late-ripening cherries, rosy peaches, thin-skinned Marseilles figs, misty hot-house grapes and champagne shuddering in carafes of heavy crystal.' A sumptuous display."--Patricia Blake, "Time"