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American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (Project)

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Works: 1,829 works in 3,378 publications in 2 languages and 44,687 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Christian fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical fiction  Satire  Drama  Erotic fiction  Sources  Religious fiction 
Classifications: PQ2246, 843.8
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Most widely held works about American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (Project)
 
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Most widely held works by American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (Project)
Three tales by Gustave Flaubert( )

2 editions published in 1961 in French and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A simple heart -- The legend of Saint Julian Hospitater -- Herodias
L'île des pingouins by Anatole France( )

2 editions published in 1925 in French and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Entraîné par la malice du Diable, le saint homme Maël aborde une île des mers hyperboréennes où l'a conduit une tempête de trente jours. Trompé, sur le rivage, par sa mauvaise vue, le vieil apôtre baptise des pingouins qu'il prend pour des hommes."--Cover
Bouvard and Pécuchet by Gustave Flaubert( )

2 editions published in 1945 in French and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Considered Gustave Flaubert's masterpiece, Bouvard and Pecuchet opens with two middle-aged copy-clerks who become fast friends after meeting on a city bench and discovering their shared habit of writing their names in their hats: "I should say so! Someone could walk off with mine at the office!" When a small inheritance allows Bouvard and Pecuchet to retire early and move to the country, they use their newfound leisure time to satisfy their curiosity about all the things they'd been too busy to study in the city. Flaubert shows his unlikely protagonists diving disastrously into everything from farming and politics to literature and love, and coming up empty-handed each time - until, finally, their obsessive pursuit of knowledge becomes an end in itself." Bouvard and Pecuchet unravels the novel's realist tradition, and sets the stage for the modernist innovations of Kafka, Joyce, and Beckett. Although Flaubert died before completing it, this new translation contains the fullest and most accurate version of the text, as well as his "Dictionary of Accepted Ideas" and the previously untranslated "Catalogue of Fashionable Ideas."--Publisher
The ARTFL project by American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (Project)( )

in French and English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A full-text retrieval database of classical French writings; users can create a dictionary and frequency count of words used in a text, trace origins of words or phrases back through the 17th century, etc. The database includes literary works, political tracts, philosophical writings, and technical treatises. Along with ARTFL's flagship database ARTFL-FRANTEXT, ARTFL also supports many Public Access databases including the Dictionnaires d'autrefois, the Encyclopédie of Diderot and d'Alembert, and the Bibliothèque Bleue de Troyes
The temptation of Saint Antony by Gustave Flaubert( )

3 editions published in 1910 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A book that deeply influenced young Freud and was the inspiration for many artists, The Temptation of Saint Anthony was Flaubert's lifelong work, thirty years in the making. Based on the story of the third-century saint who lived on an isolated mountaintop in the Egyptian desert, it is a fantastical rendering of one night during which Anthony was besieged by carnal temptations and philosophical doubt." "This Modern Library Paperback Classic reproduces the distinguished Lafcadio Hearn translation, which translator Richard Sieburth calls "a splendid period piece from one of America's premier translators of nineteenth-century French prose. In Lafcadio Hearn's Latinate rendering, Flaubert's experimental drama of the modern consciusness reads as weirdly as its oneiric original.""--Jacket
Servitude et grandeur militaires by Alfred de Vigny( )

2 editions published in 1965 in French and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Novellen
The bird by Jules Michelet( )

2 editions published in 1856 in French and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt( )

2 editions published in 1876 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roku 1864 poprvé vyšlý román bratří Goncourtů. Víc než dějem chtěl upoutat postižením psychologie soudobé mládeže. Ztělesňuje ji tu dvojice sourozenců: ušlechtilá, jakékoli obchodování citem nesnášející Renáta a její bratrJindřich, který, aby získal dceru a její obrovské věno, se neváhá stát milencem její matky. Oba sourozenci hynou tragicky; Jindřich v souboji a Renáta, která k němu dala podnět, hořem nad svým činem
Les scènes de vie de bohème by Henri Murger( )

2 editions published in 1869 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Restless house by Émile Zola( )

2 editions published in 1964 in French and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Systematically exposing the contradictions that pervade bourgeois life, Zola reveals a multitude of adulteries and betrayals, a veritable 'melting pot' of moral and sexual degeneracy. This new translation captures the robustness of Zola's language and restores the omissions of earlier abridged versions
The ladies' paradise by Émile Zola( )

2 editions published in 1964 in French and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provincial girl in 19th-century Paris takes part in the battle of the first department store versus the small shopkeepers
Money by Émile Zola( )

2 editions published in 1927 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now bankrupt after some failed gambles, Aristide Saccard, the former kingpin of the Paris Stock Exchange, desperately wants to get back to the top of the financial pile. When his powerful brother, the government minister Eugene Rougon, refuses to help him, he forms a partnership with the engineer Hamelin and founds the Banque Universelle, which speculates on public works in the Middle East. But as his greed and desire to outplay his rivals gets the better of him, the dashing and ruthless Saccard perilously begins to inflate the value of his enterprise using rumour, intrigue, financial manipulation and all the other tricks in the book.Inspired by real events and meticulously researched by Zola, Money is, in the wake of recent financial scandals, an all-too-topical exploration of the dynamics of greed, the excesses of capitalism and its dangerous relationship with politics and the press
Lettre à Louis XIV by François de Salignac de La Mothe- Fénelon( )

2 editions published in 1961 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The masterpiece by Émile Zola( )

2 editions published in 1928 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Masterpiece is the tragic story of Claude Lantier, an ambitious and talented young artist who has come from the provinces to conquer Paris but is conquered instead by the flaws of his own genius. Set in the 1860s and 1870s, it is the most autobiographical of the twenty novels in Zola's Rougon-Macquart series. It provides a unique insight into Zola's career as a writer and his relationship with Cezanne, a friend since their schooldays in Aix-en-Provence. It also presents a well-documented account of the turbulent Bohemian world in which the Impressionists came to prominence despite the conservatism of the Academy and the ridicule of the general public
Isabelle by André Gide( )

2 editions published in 1961 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabelle -- The pastoral symphony
No tomorrow = Point de lendemain by Vivant Denon( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Point de lendemain (No Tomorrow) is the English translation of a French 18th century masterpiece, Point de Lendemain by Dominique Vivant Denon. Written in 1777 and re-edited in 1812, Point de Lendemain is a record of the initiation of a young man and a member of a secret society. Giovanna Summerfield's preface and notes will offer a new way of reading Point de Lendemain, marginalizing the triviality of sex and the love triangle, which has been thus far seen as a physical need rather than as an expression of supremacy and challenge of God. This tale of seduction is itself a seduction, with a plot that could be said to slowly unveil itself before arriving at last at an unexpected consummation. Summoned by Madame de T---- to her country house, the young hero of Denon's novella is taken on a tour of the grounds, only the beginning of a night that not only will be full of unanticipated delights but will give rise to unforeseen, perhaps unanswerable, questions. Lydia Davis's definitive translation of Denon's slim masterpiece is accompanied by the French text. Peter Brooks's illuminating introduction explores the mysteries of "No Tomorrow"'s original publication and the subtleties of Denon's ethics of pleasure
Aphrodite : mœurs antiques by Pierre Louÿs( )

1 edition published in 1932 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although `Aphrodite' is concerned with a deep heterosexual passion, the Lesbian theme is used as background. (D.W. Cory)
Margot la Ravaudeuse by Louis Charles Fougeret de Monbron( )

2 editions published in 1965 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margot est une jolie "ravaudeuse" : elle reprise les bas sur le trottoir, dans un tonneau qui lui sert d'atelier, à même la rue. Mais la chance d'une vie plus confortable lui sourit lorsqu'elle devient... Prostituée ! Dans un monde de paillardise, d'agitation et de bruit, où les frères de l'Eglise sont des maquereaux et les amoureux naïfs des pigeons bons à être plumés, Margot saura-t-elle trouver sa place ? Découvrez les turpitudes burlesques et érotiques de Margot : un roman libertin à la bonne humeur contagieuse. -- 4ème de couverture
De la religion : considérée dans les rapports avec l'ordre politique et civil by Félicité Robert de Lamennais( )

2 editions published in 1825 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entretien d'un pere by Denis Diderot( )

2 editions published in 1984 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
ARTFL

ARTFL (American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (Project))

Institut national de la langue française (France) American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language

University of Chicago American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language

University of Chicago. Division of the Humanities. American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language

University of Chicago. Division of the Social Sciences. American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language

Languages
French (41)

English (14)