[PDF / Epub] ☃ Collected Stories of Guy De Maupassant Author Guy de Maupassant – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Collected Stories of Guy de Maupassant is part of the series which offers uality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader including new scholarship thoughtful design and p Collected Stories of Guy of Guy PDF/EPUB ¿ de Maupassant is part of the series which offers uality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader including new scholarship thoughtful design and Collected Stories MOBI :Ê pages of carefully crafted extras Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes Noble Classics New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies of contemporary Stories of Guy PDF/EPUB é historical biographical and cultural events Footnotes and endnotes Selective discussions of imitations parodies poems books plays paintings operas statuary and films inspired by the work Comments by other famous authors Study uestions to challenge the reader's viewpoints and expectations Bibliographies for further reading Indices Glossaries when appropriate All editions are beautifully designed and are printed to superior specifications; some include illustrations of historical interest Barnes Noble Classics pulls together a constellation of influences—biographical historical and literary—to enrich each reader's understanding of these enduring worksGuy de Maupassant is one of the few writers whose short stories—witty economical elegant yet straightforward in style—are so forceful that his literary reputation can rest on them alone Beneath their deceptively simple surfaces lies a deep understanding of the complexities of the human psyche Maupassant explores the full panoply of late nineteenth century French society from prostitutes in Parisian brothels and peasants in rural cottages to adulterousaristocrats at expensive spas and patrician partiesThis collection begins with “Ball of Fat” the first story Maupassant published under his own name Called a masterpiece by his friend and mentor Gustave Flaubert it instantly raised the young author to celebrity status and created a clamor for of his work He responded with over three hundred stories and six novels written in a dozen years Among others included here are the favorites “The Necklace” “The Horla” “The False Gems” and “Useless Beauty”Richard Fusco received his PhD from Duke University and is Associate Professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia A specialist in nineteenth century American literature and in short story narrative theory his published criticism includes Maupassant and the American Short Story The Influence of Form at the Turn of the Century and Fin de millénaire Poe’s Legacy for the Detective Story.
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