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The Giants of French Literature - Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, and Camus-logo

The Giants of French Literature - Balzac, Flaubert, Proust, and Camus

Katherine Elkins

In this series of lectures, Professor Katherine Elkins details the lives and works of the premier French writers of the last two centuries. With keen insight into her subject material, Professor Elkins discusses the attributes that made classics of such works as Balzac’s Human Comedy, Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, and Camus’ The Stranger. Literary immortals all, these authors produced works that reflected their times and exerted a continuing and lasting influence on all the generations that followed.

In this series of lectures, Professor Katherine Elkins details the lives and works of the premier French writers of the last two centuries. With keen insight into her subject material, Professor Elkins discusses the attributes that made classics of such works as Balzac’s Human Comedy, Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, and Camus’ The Stranger. Literary immortals all, these authors produced works that reflected their times and exerted a continuing and lasting influence on all the generations that followed.
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In this series of lectures, Professor Katherine Elkins details the lives and works of the premier French writers of the last two centuries. With keen insight into her subject material, Professor Elkins discusses the attributes that made classics of such works as Balzac’s Human Comedy, Flaubert’s Madame Bovary, Proust’s In Search of Lost Time, and Camus’ The Stranger. Literary immortals all, these authors produced works that reflected their times and exerted a continuing and lasting influence on all the generations that followed.

Language:

English

Length:

8h 33m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

01:12


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

37:50


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

35:56


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

35:45


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

37:20


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

33:24


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

36:09


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

39:43


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

35:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

37:35


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

37:53


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

34:27


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

38:27


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

37:53


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

33:58


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

00:36