Great French Short Stories of the Twentieth Century: A Dual-Language Book

Jennifer Wagner (Translator)


This original dual-language short story collection features fifteen newly translated works by important 20th-century authors. Previously unavailable in English versions, these stories cover a diverse range of styles and themes and offer fascinating insights into life and literature in France and French-speaking countries.
Contents include "L'ami et la femme" by Ir ne N mirovsky, "Pleure, Pleure " by Andr e Maillet, and tales by Simone Schwarz-Bart, Sailesh Ramchurn, Fred Kassak, Yann Means, Marc Villard, and others. The text is completely self-contained -- no further apparatus or reference is necessary. Appropriate for high school and college courses, this dual-language edition is also ideal for independent study.

Product Details

Price: $16.95  $15.59
Publisher: Dover Publications
Published Date: January 17, 2012
Pages: 320
Dimensions: 5.6 X 0.7 X 8.6 inches | 0.8 pounds
ISBN: 9780486476230
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About the Author

Jennifer Wagner is the creator and webmaster of, an interactive French-language website. She holds a BS from the University of Michigan, a Master's from Oakland University, and is currently pursuing a PhD in linguistics. She is also the author of a French-language tutorial ebook and of Dover's forthcoming Say It in French, New Edition.