Cyrano de Bergerac

ISBN-10: 014044968X
ISBN-13: 9780140449686
Authors: Edmond Rostand, Carol Clark, Carol Clark
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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Edmond Rostand's classic romance tells the unforgettable story of one unique man's bravery, loyalty, and unspoken love. EACH ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES: - A concise introduction that gives readers important background information - A chronology of the author's life and work - A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context - An outline of key themes and plot points to help readers form their own interpretations - Detailed explanatory notes - Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work - Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction - A…    

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Edmond Rostand was born in Marseilles in 1868 and died in 1918. His thirty-year literary career is marked primarily by one astronomical success and a number of plays of lesser note. Early on, Edmond displayed an interest in marionette theater and poetry. While attending the College Stanislas in Paris, Rostand studied French literature, history, and philosophy. He followed his own inclination and deviated from the course his father had designed for him as a lawyer, although he did finally earn a legal degree and gain admission to the bar. His first poetry appeared in the small academy review Mireille. In 1888, his LeGantRouge was produced and, in 1890, Rostand published his first book of…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated Number of pages: 224 Dimensions: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.330 lbs. Language: English