Art of Poetry / Lutrin

    By Nicolas Boileau

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    Following in the footsteps of Horace’s Ars Poetica, Boileau’s Art of Poetry lays down, in four entertaining books dealing with all forms and genres of poetry, the codes and rules for good versification. This beautiful translation proved to have a lasting influence on the future shape of English lite…

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    The Lives of Haydn, Mozart and Metastasio

    By Stendhal

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    The ‘Lives of Haydn, Mozart and Metastasio’- Stendhal’s first published work – owes its inspiration to the audacious pragmatism of its author. After the collapse of the Napoleonic empire, Henri Beyle was jobless, soon destined to become a refugee and in desperate need of money. His most abiding pass…

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    Selected Journalism

    By Stendhal

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    The articles which Stendhal contributed as French correspondent for the ‘London Magazine’, ‘New Monthly Magazine’ and other English Marketing Reviews of the 1820s are here brought together in a single volume, the only edition available in English. In them Stendhal – defying fashion and giving proof…

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    Rome, Naples and Florence

    By Stendhal

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    Few writers have known Italy better than Stendhal: he was only seventeen when he first rode south across the Alps in the wake of Napoleon’s armies, and he continued to travel and to live in Italy until a few months before his death. Some of his visits lasted only a few weeks, others continued for ye…

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    Racine and Shakespeare

    By Stendhal

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    This major critical work by the great French novelist reveals Stendhal’s decisive role in the literary renaissance called Romanticism. Written sixteen years before ‘The Charterhouse of Parma’, it marked the beginning of his illustrious career and established him at the forefront of the French Romant…

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