Moments Litteraires: Anthologie Pour Cours Intermediaires

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D.C. Heath, 1992 - Literary Collections - 235 pages
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[This book] introduces a selection of French literary masterpieces from the Middle Ages to the present day to intermediate students at the college level and those in third, fourth, and fifth year high school classes. It may be used by itself ... or in conjunction with a grammar review text for an entire academic year ... The [readings] represent major trends and accomplishments of each period; they also introduce certain minor literary figures whose works are particularly interesting and suitable for intermediate students.-Pref. [Cont. from TofC] Les Enfants qui s'aiment / Prevert; Le Mythe de Sisyphe [extrait] / Camus; Les Mains sales [scene] / Sartre; Une Mort tres douce [extrait] / Beauvoir; La Cantatrice chauve [scene] / Ionesco; Becket [scene] / Anouilh; La Cle sur la porte [extrait] / Cardinal; La Grande Vie [extrait]; Le Clezio; La Pluie d'ete [extrait] / Duras.

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Contents

Le Dixneuvième Siècle
117
Le Vingtième Siècle
171
APPENDICE LITTERAIRE
231
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About the author (1992)

Chantal Peron Thompson is a native of Quimper, France. She graduated valedictorian from one of the largest high schools in France (le Lycee de Kerichen a Brest) and developed a love of writing under the spell of the wind-swept coast of Brittany. At age sixteen, she was National Champion of France in the long jump. She went on to attend the University of Rennes and came to the United States to perfect her English and attend graduate school. She ended up getting married and staying! She has been on the faculty at Brigham Young University since 1973 and has earned many teaching awards. The latest is a distinguished University Professorship (1998-2008). She founded the African Studies Program at Brigham Young University and has taken several groups of students to Senegal. She currently directs first-year French courses and trains and supervises a team of fifteen to eighteen student instructors each semester. Thompson is a certified ACTFL Tester and Trainer and conducts workshops worldwide on teaching and testing for proficiency. Her speaking engagements have included keynote addresses at major conferences from Salem, Oregon, to Bangkok, Thailand. She has also presented a series of ACTFL webinars (March-April 2011). Thompson is the primary author of MAIS OUI! a first-year French text (Houghton Mifflin/Cengage Learning 1996, 2000, 2004, 2009, 2012); ENSUITE, a second-year text (McGraw-Hill, 1989, 1993, 1998, 2003); and MOMENTS LITTERAIRES, a literary anthology for intermediate-level courses (Heinle/Cengage Learning, 1992, 2006).

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