Landmarks in Continental European Literature

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 251 pages
Putting each work in its literary and historical context,Landmarks in Continental European Literaturediscusses thirty-two key works of European literature, from Dante to Brecht. Part of the three-book series,Landmarks in European Literature, which presents the major authors of European literature and their works, from ancient times until the 20th century, this volume is designed for general readers and students, looking for additional guidance in their reading or wishing to understand the context in which these fascinating works were written. Helping and encouraging readers to explore and enjoy the European literary heritage, theLandmarks in European Literatureseries includeLandmarks in Continental European Literature,Landmarks in Classical Literature, andLandmarks in English Literature, all of which will prove valuable at any library supporting literary studies.

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Contents

The availability of translations
6
Villon Ronsard and Montaigne
19
Voltaire and Rousseau
46
Goethe and Schiller
59
Pushkin and Lermontov
75
Balzac and Flaubert
91
Second Republic and Second Empire
107
Rimbaud 185491
115
Turgénev Tolstoy and Dostoevsky
121
Ibsen Strindberg and Hamsun
142
Chékhov and Górky
160
Zola Fontane and Proust
173
Pirandello and Brecht
206
and selected translations
223
The form and pronunciation
238
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