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Pleasures and Days and "Memory" / Les Plaisirs Et Les Jours Et "Souvenir" Short Stories by Marcel Proust: A Dual-Language Book

by Marcel Proust & Edward H Ousselin

Selections from the satirical, moving short stories and sketches featured in Proust's first published work. Telling reflections of the lives, loves, manners, and motivations of salon society in fin-de-siècle...

The Beginning Translator's Workbook: or the ABCs of French to English Translation

by Michele H. Jones

This workbook combines methodology and practice for beginning translators with a solid proficiency in French. The revised edition clarifies some of the finer points of the translation techniques introduced in...

First French Reader: A Beginner's Dual-Language Book

by Stanley Appelbaum

This anthology introduces 50 legendary writers — Voltaire, Balzac, Baudelaire, Proust, more — through passages from The Red and the Black, Les Misérables, Madame Bovary, and other classics. Original French...

Nineteenth-Century French Short Stories (Dual-Language)

by Stanley Appelbaum

French text and English translations — on facing pages — of 6 stories: Merimée's Mateo Falcone, Flaubert's Hérodias, L’attaque du moulin by Zola, de Maupassant's Mademoiselle Perle, 2 more. Introduction....

French: How to Speak and Write It

by Joseph Lemaître

Probably the most delightful, useful, and comprehensive elementary book available for learning spoken and written French, either with or without a teacher. Includes colloquial French conversations as well as...

Introduction to French Poetry: A Dual-Language Book

by Stanley Appelbaum

Works by Villon, Ronsard, Voltaire, Mallarmé, Verlaine, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, many more. Full French texts with literal English translations on facing pages. Biographical, critical information on each poet....

Easy French Phrase Book NEW EDITION: Over 700 Phrases for Everyday Use

by Heather McCoy

Up-to-date reference, organized for quick access to phrases related to greetings, transportation, shopping, emergencies, and other common circumstances. Over 700 entries include terms for modern telecommunications,...

2,001 Most Useful French Words

by Heather McCoy

This practical, up-to-date compilation of common terms includes the French word, its definition, a sentence in French to demonstrate proper usage, and an English translation, plus a quick reference section of...

French Stories/Contes Francais: A Dual-Language Book

by Wallace Fowlie

Ten unusual stories: "Micromégas" by Voltaire; "The Atheist's Mass" by Balzac; "The Legend of St. Julian the Hospitaler" by Flaubert; "Spleen of Paris" by Baudelaire; more. English translations appear on facing...

Flowers of Evil and Other Works: A Dual-Language Book

by Charles Baudelaire

Handsome edition includes great French poet's controversial work, Les Fleurs du Mal, plus prose poems from "Spleen of Paris," critical essays on art, music, and literature, and personal letters.

Essential French Grammar

by Seymour Resnick

Logical, developmental presentation includes all the necessary tools for speech and comprehension and features numerous shortcuts and timesavers. Ideal as an introduction, supplement, or refresher.

Extraordinary, Ordinary Women: Questions of Expatriate Identity in Contemporary American Paris

by Kelly Rogers

This book provides an intimate portrait of twenty American expatriate women residing in Paris today. Pulling back the veil of idealism and romanticism shrouding the women’s migrant lives, the book examines...

A Short Course in Reading French

by Celia Brickman

Designed to help readers develop efficient skills for translating French in a short amount of time, this textbook teaches the basics of French grammar, reinforcing its lessons with exercises and key practice...

A Complete French Grammar for Reference and Practice

by Trudie Maria Booth

This comprehensive manual thoroughly covers every aspect of French grammar, from the basic to the most advanced level, and illustrates the grammatical structures with useful, practical and interesting examples....

French for Success

by Philip Ejikeme

French for Success is conceived to facilitate the mastery of the French grammar rules. Conjugation of verbs, which used to be a hard nut to crack, can now be mastered in a day or two. Verbs are placed into categories,...

Speak Québec!

by Daniel Kraus

Regarde a! As-tu dj vu a? Tu me crois-tu? Speak Qubec! is a fun and practical handbook designed to help both native English and French speakers understand and speak Qubcois, the common tongue in Qubec. Comprising...

Why It Took Us 25 Years to Learn French

by Shirlee Peterson, Russ & Alison Morrison

Imagine two first time European travelers venturing in France trying to navigate a new culture, a different set of social rules of etiquette add to that a truly sophisticated language and you have the perfect...

The Phantom of the Opera (annotated)

by Gaston Leroux

The story of a man named Erik, an eccentric, physically deformed genius who terrorizes the Opera Garnier in Paris. He builds his home beneath it and takes the love of his life, a beautiful soprano, under his...

The Complete Novels of Victor Hugo

by Victor Hugo

This book contains the complete novels of Victor Hugo in the chronological order of their original publication. - Hans of Iceland - Bug-Jargal - The Last Day of a Condemned Man - The Hunchback of Notre-Dame...

Dealing with Difference in Audiovisual Translation

by Claire Ellender

Subtitling films in another language becomes especially complex when the original language deviates from its standard form. Films that feature non-standard pronunciation, dialects or other varieties of language,...