Products in French Dual-Language Books
|Best Short Stories: A Dual-Language Book |
by Guy de Maupassant
Seven masterly tales: "La Parure," "Mademoiselle Fifi," "La Maison Tellier," "La Ficelle," "Miss Harriet," "Boule de Suif," and "Le Horla." In French, with new English translations on facing pages.
|The Bonds of Interest/Los Intereses Creados |
by Jacinto Benavente, Stanley Appelbaum
This sparkling satire on selfishness and greed in the modern world revolves around Crispin, a spectacular puppet master who manipulates the drama's characters with invisible strings.
|Candide: A Dual-Language Book |
Voltaire's brilliant satire on the follies of man, in the original French, with a new and exacting English translation on the opposing page. Weller's critical introduction illuminates the satire's enduring appeal.
|Cheri (Dual-Language) |
by Colette, Stanley Appelbaum
Superb story of a love affair between Lea, a still-beautiful 49-year-old ex-courtesan, and Cheri, a handsome but selfish young man 30 years her junior, is widely considered the author's best work.
|First French Reader: A Beginner's Dual-Language Book |
by Stanley Appelbaum
This anthology introduces 50 legendary writers — Voltaire, Balzac, Baudelaire, Proust, more — through passages from The Red and the Black, Les Misérables, Madame Bovary, and other classics. Original French text plus English translation on facing pages.
|Flowers of Evil and Other Works: A Dual-Language Book |
by Charles Baudelaire
Handsome edition includes great French poet's controversial work, Les Fleurs du Mal, plus prose poems from "Spleen of Paris," critical essays on art, music, and literature, and personal letters.
|French Stories/Contes Francais: A Dual-Language Book |
by Wallace Fowlie
Ten unusual stories: "Micromégas" by Voltaire; "The Atheist's Mass" by Balzac; "The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaler" by Flaubert; "Spleen of Paris" by Baudelaire; more. English translations appear on facing pages.
|Introduction to French Poetry: A Dual-Language Book |
by Stanley Appelbaum
Works by Villon, Ronsard, Voltaire, Mallarmé, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, many more. Full French texts with literal English translations on facing pages. Biographical, critical information on each poet. Introduction. 31 black-and-white illustrations.
|Nineteenth-Century French Short Stories (Dual-Language) |
by Stanley Appelbaum
French text and English translations — on facing pages — of 6 stories: Merimée's Mateo Falcone, Flaubert's Hérodias, L’attaque du moulin by Zola, de Maupassant's Mademoiselle Perle, 2 more. Introduction. Notes.
|Selected Essays/Essais choisis: A Dual-Language Book |
by Michel de Montaigne, Stanley Appelbaum, Stanley Appelbaum
Skeptical but tolerant, honest but humorous, 16th-century philosopher Montaigne was remarkably modern in his views. These 7 essays are essential reading for students of French language. Introduction, Notes.
|Selected Fables: A Dual-Language Book |
by Jean de La Fontaine
Among the masterpieces of French literature: 75 Fables in original French with new English line-for-line literal translations. "The Cicada and the Ant," "The Fox and the Grapes," many more.
|Selected Short Stories (Dual-Language) |
by Honoré de Balzac
Six short-story masterpieces by great French novelist include "An Episode During the Terror," "A Passion in the Desert," "The Revolutionary Conscript," and three more. Excellent new English translations on facing pages.
|Tartuffe and the Bourgeois Gentleman: A Dual-Language Book |
Tartuffe, a 1664 verse comedy concerning a scoundrel who impersonates a holy man, and The Bourgeois Gentleman, a 1670 prose farce about the superficial characteristics of Parisian nobility. Original French, English on facing pages.
|Two Stories/Deux nouvelles: A Dual-Language Book |
by Stendhal, Stanley Appelbaum
"Vanina Vanini" traces the fortunes of a Roman aristocrat's daughter who falls in love with a wounded soldier, and "L'abbesse de Castro" recounts the illicit liaison and subsequent trial of an abbess. Dual-language edition.