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Bel-Ami Paperback – 1 Sep 2008

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ISBN-13: 978-0199553938 ISBN-10: 0199553939

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press UK (1 September 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0199553939
  • ISBN-13: 978-0199553938
  • Product Dimensions: 19.3 x 2.3 x 12.7 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 259 g
  • Customer Reviews: 4.1 out of 5 stars26 customer ratings

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`Bel-Ami . . .deserves a superior place in the canon . . .This book is as piquant as any contemporary satire. Don't take my word for it. Read it yourself.' Commentary, new Statesman, 04/06/01 `'...anyone proposing to study Bel-Ami in depth would do well to acquire the Oxford translation,given its excellent critical apparatus 'well-packaged and affordable'' MLR, 97.3

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Margaret Mauldon has previously translated Zola, L'Assommoir, Stendhal, The Charterhouse of Parma, Huysmans, Against Nature (winner of the 1999 Scott Moncrieff prize) and Constant, Adolphe for OWC Robert Lethbridge has edited Zola's L'Assommoir and La Debacle for OWC and has written several books on Maupassant and Zola

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