Guy de Maupassant's Selected Works

Guy de Maupassant's Selected Works

by Guy de MaupassantRobert Lethbridge and Sandra Smith

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 06/09/2016

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- Thirty of Maupassant's best short stories centering on war, the supernatural, and French life, translated by Sandra Smith.
- An introduction and explanatory footnotes by Robert Lethbridge.
- Essays, letters, and newspaper articles on the subjects that influenced Maupassant's writing, including politics, war, love,
despair, and the supernatural.
- Sixteen critical assessments from Maupassant's time to our own, including those by Joseph Conrad, David Coward, Mary
Donaldson-Evans, Rachel Killick, Roger L. Williams, Ruth A. Hottell, and Katherine C. Kurk.
- A Chronology and a Selected Bibliography.
ISBN:
9780393923278
9780393923278
Category:
Classic fiction
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
06-09-2016
Language:
English
Publisher:
W. W.\Norton#& Company, Incorporated
Country of origin:
United States
Dimensions (mm):
212x130x22mm
Weight:
0.43kg
Guy de Maupassant

Guy de Maupassant was born in Normandy in 1850. In addition to his six novels, which include Bel-Ami (1885) and Pierre et Jean (1888), he wrote hundreds of short stories, the most famous of which is 'Boule de suif'.

By the late 1870s, he began to develop the first signs of syphilis, and in 1891 he was committed to an asylum in Paris, having tried to commit suicide. He died there two years later.

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