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Author Elkins, Katherine L.

Title The giants of French literature [sound recording] : Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, and Camus / by Katherine L. Elkins.

Edition [Library edition].
Publication Info. Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2010]
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 Nichols Adult Books on CD Nonfiction Oversize  840.9 ELK    AVAILABLE
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Description 7 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (56 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm)
Series The modern scholar : great professors teaching you
Modern scholar.
Note Compact discs.
Bibliography Course guide includes bibliographical references.
Performer Lecturer: Katherine L. Elkins, Kenyon College.
Summary In this series of lectures, 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.
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.
Subject French literature -- History and criticism -- Sound recordings.
Balzac, Honoré de, 1799-1850.
Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880.
Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922.
Camus, Albert, 1913-1960.
Genre Audiobooks.
ISBN 9781440726071 (set)
9781440726088 (course guide)
1440726078 (set)
1440726086 (course guide)
Music No. UC152 Recorded Books (set)
UT152 Recorded Books (course guide)
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