The French Humorists: From the Twelfth to the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint)

The French Humorists: From the Twelfth to the Nineteenth Century (Classic Reprint)

by Walter Besant
     
 

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I have given in translation most of the pieces taken to show the character and genius of my authors. The greater number are translated for the first time, I trust without too much detriment to the originals. The whimsical poem of Ver-Vert is given nearly in full.

Two or three of

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Excerpt from The French Humorists: From the Twelfth to the Nineteenth Century

I have given in translation most of the pieces taken to show the character and genius of my authors. The greater number are translated for the first time, I trust without too much detriment to the originals. The whimsical poem of Ver-Vert is given nearly in full.

Two or three of these studies have, in somewhat different forms, already appeared. I have to express my best thanks to the editor of the "British Quarterly," for permission to reproduce as much as I thought fit of a paper on the "Romance of the Rose;" to the editor of " Macmillan's Maga-z'ne," for a similar permission concerning a paper on Rabelais; and to the editor of "Temple Bar," for permission to use again what I pleased of papers on Moliere, La Fontaine, and Searron.

I do not like to allow this volume to go forth without also expressing my obligations to my friend Mr. S. Lee, of my own college and Lincoln's Inn, for many valuable critical suggestions.

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ISBN-13:
9781331362814
Publisher:
FB &c Ltd
Publication date:
07/14/2015
Pages:
462
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.93(d)

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