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French Literature and Its Background

John Cruickshank

French Literature and Its Background

Twentieth Century (Oxford Paperbacks)

by John Cruickshank

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Published by Oxford Univ Pr .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7384427M
ISBN 100192850431
ISBN 109780192850430

French writers of the 17th century are the first since classical times to grant absolute priority to the power of reason and the observance of aesthetic rules. A key figure in this development is René Descartes, a brilliant mathematician who aspires to apply the rigour and clarity of mathematical proof to all aspects of life. - Explore leroserouge's board "French Literature" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Literature, Books and Albert camus books pins.

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French Literature and Its Background by John Cruickshank Download PDF EPUB FB2

French literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the French language, particularly by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written by people living in France who speak traditional languages of France other than French.

Literature written in the French language, by citizens of other nations such as Belgium, Switzerland, Canada, Senegal, Algeria, Morocco. French literature and its background by Cruickshank, John.

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