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Title:The Collected Stories
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Publisher:Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN:0374518653
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Number of Pages:624
Category:Short stories, Fiction, Classics, France, Literature

The Collected Stories by Colette, Robert Phelps, Antonia White, Matthew Ward, Anne-Marie Callimachi, Robert G. Phelps

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Collected Stories i The Collected Stories of Colette i beings together in one volume for the first time in any language the comprehensive collection of short stories by the novelist known worldwide as Colette and now acknowledged with Proust as the most original French narrative writer of the first half of our century of the one hundred stories gathered here thirty one appear for the first time in English and another twenty nine have been newly translated for this volume

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  • The Complete Claudine

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  • Gigi & The Cat

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  • The Pure and the Impure

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  • My Mother's House & Sido

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Cheri and The Last of Cheri, Chri, Gigi & The Cat, The Pure and the Impure, The Vagabond, My Mother's House & Sido, Gigi, The Collected Stories, The Complete Claudine, Claudine at School
Exquisitely handsome spoilt and sardonic Ch ri is the only son of a wealthy courtesan a contemporary of L a the magnificent and talented woman who for six years has devoted herself to his amorous education br br When a rich marriage is arranged for Ch ri L a reluctantly decides their relationship must end Ch ri despite his apparent detachment is haunted by memories of L a alienated from his wife his family and his surroundings he retreats into a fantasy world made up of dreams and the past a world from which there is only one route of escape, Colette prodded by her first husband Willy began her writing career with Claudine at School which catapulted the young author into instant sensational success Among the most autobiographical of Colette s works these four novels are dominated by the child woman Claudine whose strength humor and zest for living make her seem almost a symbol for the life force br br Janet Flanner described these books as amazing writing on the almost girlish search for the absolute of happiness in physical love recorded by a literary brain always wide awake on the pillow, Gigi is being educated in the skills of the Courtesan to choose cigars to eat lobster to enter a world where a woman s chief weapon is her body However when it comes to the question of Gaston Lachaille very rich and very bored Gigi does not want to obey the rules br br In The Cat a story of burgeoning sexuality and blossoming love an exquisite strong minded Russian Blue is struggling for mastery of Alain with his seductive fianc e Camille, Claudine is a head strong clever and extremely mischievous schoolgirl Along with her friends the lanky Anais the cheerful Marie and the prim Joubert twins Claudine wreaks havoc on her small school Always clever witty and charming Claudine is more than a match for her formidable headmistress as they fight for the attention of the pretty assistant Aimee The horrors of examinations and good humoured bullying are the backdrops in this immensely funny and delightful novel with which Colette established the captivating character of Claudine Through the games the fun and the intricacies of school life Claudine emerges as a true original lyrical and intelligent she is one of the twentieth century s most beguiling emancipated women