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Histoires Naturelles
     

Histoires Naturelles

by Jules Renard, Lucinda Rogers (Illustrator), Richard Stokes (Translator)
 

"Directly, or indirectly, Renard is at the origin of contemporary literature."  —Jean-Paul Sartre

A delightful variation on the long tradition of bestiary writing, Jules Renard's short verse and prose poems have captured the imagination of readers and artists since they were originally written in 1894, with Ravel famously setting five of

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"Directly, or indirectly, Renard is at the origin of contemporary literature."  —Jean-Paul Sartre

A delightful variation on the long tradition of bestiary writing, Jules Renard's short verse and prose poems have captured the imagination of readers and artists since they were originally written in 1894, with Ravel famously setting five of them to music. Presented in a new version by acclaimed translator Richard Stokes and enriched by Lucinda Rogers's beautiful pen drawings, this sumptuously produced volume will captivate and enchant new generations of readers the world over.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847491701
Publisher:
Oneworld Classics
Publication date:
06/01/2011
Series:
Oneworld Classics Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Jules Renard (1864–1910) was a poet, novelist, and journal writer, and also a major figure of late-nineteenth-century French literature. He influenced other such notable writers as Somerset Maugham and Julian Barnes.

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