Histoires Naturelles

Histoires Naturelles

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""Directly, or indirectly, Renard is at the origin of contemporary literature." "Jean-Paul SartreA delightful variation on the long tradition of bestiary writing, Jules Renard's short verse and prose poems have captured the imagination of readers and artists since they were originally written in 1894, with Ravel famously setting five of them to music. Presented in a new version by acclaimed translator Richard Stokes and enriched by Lucinda Rogers's beautiful pen drawings, this sumptuously produced volume will captivate and enchant new generations of readers the world over."
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Product details

  • Hardback | 144 pages
  • 137.16 x 193.04 x 22.86mm | 340.19g
  • Oneworld Classics Ltd
  • Richmond, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New.
  • ill
  • 1847491707
  • 9781847491701
  • 1,755,198

About Jules Renard

Jules Renard (18641910)was a poet, novelist, and journal writer, and alsoa major figure of late-nineteenth-century French literature. He influenced othersuch notable writers asSomerset Maugham and Julian Barnes."
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