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Author Maupassant, Guy de, 1850-1893.

Title Pierre et Jean
Published Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (194 pages)
Series Oxford World's Classics
Oxford world's classics.
Contents Cover; Contents; Introduction; Note on the Text; Select Bibliography; A Chronology of Guy de Maupassant; Maps; PIERRE ET JEAN; Explanatory Notes
Summary Monsieur de Maupassant has never before been so clever.' Henry JamesHenry James's admiration for 'this masterly little novel' has been echoed throughout the twentieth century by readers of Pierre et Jean. It marked a turning-point in the development of French fiction, situated as it is between traditional social realism and the psychological novel. It is recognized as a classic study of filial jealousy, triggered by one of the two brothers of its title finding himself the sole inheritor of the fortune of his mother's former lover. Pierre et Jean is set in Le Havre in the 1880s and is notable fo
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Form Electronic book
Author Lethbridge, Robert.
Mead, Julie.
ISBN 019161050X