The Memoirs of Frederic Mistral

The Memoirs of Frederic Mistral

by Frederic Mistral
     
 

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Written in the relaxed conversational style of an elderly gentlemen reminiscing about old days, the Memoirs describe the circumstances of mistral's childhood and early manhood--the Provencal landscapes, the seasonal life of the farm, the religious observances and seasonal festivities, many clearly of pagan origin. Memoirs, which is not so much an autobiography as a…  See more details below

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Written in the relaxed conversational style of an elderly gentlemen reminiscing about old days, the Memoirs describe the circumstances of mistral's childhood and early manhood--the Provencal landscapes, the seasonal life of the farm, the religious observances and seasonal festivities, many clearly of pagan origin. Memoirs, which is not so much an autobiography as a recollection of the life of ordinary country people in his early years, filled with delightful anecdotes, tales, folksongs, and poetry.

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ISBN-13:
9780811210096
Publisher:
WW Norton Client
Publication date:
11/28/1986
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.66(d)

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