The Spirit of France, Studies in Modern French Literature

By: Fowlie, Wallace

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Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


12mo - 18 x 12 cm.; 138 pp. First published in 1944, this is the second impression. Professor Fowlie views French literature from a Christian perspective which is interested in both the form and the inner meaning of the author's message. Here he includes Andre Gide, Francois Mauriac, Jules Romains, Proust, Charles Baudelaire, and Paul Claudel among others. Index. Fowlie (1908-1998) was an American professor of French literature for 60 years; teaching in various universities he influenced several generations of students. Cloth-covered boards have a bit of wear on the head and foot of spine; a clean, sturdy copy. Dust jacket is price-clipped, lightly soiled with some wear on edges.

Title: The Spirit of France, Studies in Modern French Literature

Author Name: Fowlie, Wallace

Categories: Literature,

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Sheed and Ward.: 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket

Seller ID: 27957

Keywords: Literature; Criticism; French; France; Christian; Dante; Shakespeare; James Joyce; Victor Hugo; Mallarme; Malraux; Maritain; Moliere; Pascal; Racine; Rimbaud; Todi; Villon;