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By Guy de Maupassant

Remark briller dans l. a. société du XIXe siècle, lorsque l'on est jeune, sans le sou, mais vif et séduisant ? Introduit parmi les mondains influents du Paris haussmannien, « Bel-Ami » saisit rapidement les moyens de satisfaire ses désirs de fortune et de gloire : le journalisme lui permettra de faire ses armes en politique, les femmes de gravir l'échelle sociale. Dans ce qui constitue l'un de ses romans les plus célèbres, Maupassant sape avec ironie les fondements d'une société corrompue dans laquelle un jeune homme, séducteur et arriviste, triomphe au détriment de toute morale. Le quantity est destiné aux sessions de Seconde pour l'étude d'un mouvement littéraire et artistique du XIXe siècle : le réalisme. Le file de l'édition s'intéresse à lagenèse et l. a. réception du roman, et suggest deux groupements de texte : les représentations de l. a. presse au XIXe siècle, et les kin entre hommes et femmes dans l'oeuvre de Maupassant. L'édition est enrichie d'un cahier images couleurs de eight pages pour l'enseignement de l'histoire des arts.

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Arriving in New York, he registers in a hotel, respectable but not expensive, that his friends are unlikely to frequent (he is mortified at the prospect of encountering old acquaintances who will know the reason for his flight). When Hurstwood舗s fortunes begin to decline, he idles away wintry afternoons in a lounge chair at the newly constructed Broadway Central Hotel, keeping warm. When he becomes indigent, he seeks work at this same hotel; he performs menial tasks in the basement. The irony of his drastic change of fortune is not lost on Hurstwood.

Emerging from treatment, Dreiser resumed editing and eventually secured a job as editor-in-chief with Butterick Publications. In 1907 Sister Carrie was reissued and Dreiser舗s literary accomplishment acknowledged, but in 1910 a romance with the daughter of a co-worker forced him to resign his post at Butterick. Undaunted, Dreiser completed his second novel, Jennie Gerhardt (1911) and, inspired by its modest success, became a full-time writer. Never a faithful husband, Dreiser permanently separated from his wife in 1912, but the couple never divorced.

And so this is your first visit to Chicago,舡 he observed. All the time she was conscious of certain features out of the side of her eye. Flush, colourful cheeks, a light moustache, a grey fedora hat. She now turned and looked upon him in full, the instincts of self-protection and coquetry mingling confusedly in her brain. 舠I didn舗t say that,舡 she said. 舡 His suit was of a striped and crossed pattern of brown wool, new at that time, but since become familiar as a business suit. The low crotch of the vest revealed a stiff shirt bosom of white and pink stripes.

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