2 edition of Cruel tales. found in the catalog.
Auguste comte de Villiers de L"Isle-Adam
|Series||Oxford library of French classics|
|LC Classifications||PQ2476 V4 C63|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||257|
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The latter, inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe, satirize bourgeois morality. Splendidly written, they often have an element of horror or even sadism that reveals both the desire to shock and some of Villiers’s private obsessions.
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The Contes Cruels (Cruel Tales), comprising 27 stories, are sure to delight any reader with an interest in French literature, particularly the so-called 'Symbolist' school of the 19th century/5(4). Cruel tales. Oxford: Oxford University Press,© (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Auguste Villiers de.
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