Giants of French Literature: Balzac, Flaubert, Proust and Camus

Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher: Recorded Books

Date: January 2010

Duration: 8 hours 34 minutes


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 four French authors produced works that reflected their times and exerted a continuing and lasting influence on all the generations that followed.

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