The Abbe Aubain And Mosaics

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"Abbé Aubain and Mosaics" is a group of charming quick stories authored with the aid of Prosper Mérimée, an outstanding figure within the Romantic literary motion of the 19th century. This compilation gives readers a glimpse into Mérimée's mastery of the novella, a shape that he significantly stimulated and excelled in. In "Abbé Aubain," readers are added to the titular character, Abbé Aubain, whose life takes a sudden turn whilst he turns into entangled in a web of ardour and intrigue. Mérimée's storytelling prowess shines as he explores themes of affection, morality, and the results of 1's actions, ready towards the backdrop of 19th-century France. The 2d tale, "Mosaics," transports readers to an exclusive international – the ancient town of Pompeii. Through meticulous studies and vibrant descriptions, Mérimée brings this archaeological treasure to existence. In this story, he weaves a story of forbidden love, betrayal, and the inexorable passage of time, all in opposition to the backdrop of a town frozen in records. "Abbé Aubain and Mosaics" not simplest showcases Mérimée's storytelling finesse however also highlights his information as an archaeologist and historian. These memories continue to captivate readers with their timeless issues and evocative settings, making them a testomony to Mérimée's enduring literary legacy.

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Prosper Mérimée (28 September 1803 – 23 September 1870) was a Romanticist French writer and one of the forefathers of the novella, a short novel or long short story. He was also a well-known archaeologist and historian, as well as a pivotal role in architectural preservation history. He is best known for his novella Carmen, which inspired Bizet's opera Carmen. He studied Russian, a language he adored, and translated the works of several prominent Russian authors, including Pushkin and Gogol, into French. He was the inspector of French historical monuments from 1830 to 1860, and was in charge of the protection of many historic structures, including the ancient stronghold of Carcassonne and the restoration of the façade of Notre-Dame de Paris. He found, with the novelist George Sand, the sequence of tapestries known as The Lady and the Unicorn and arranged for their preservation. He was involved in the establishment of the Musée National du Moyen Era in Paris, where the tapestries are presently housed. His name appears on the official database of French monuments, the Base Mérimée.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 194Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359955779
  • ISBN-13:9789359955773
  • Item Weight: 291g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 11.0mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General