MEN AND SAINTS by Charles Peguy


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This most interesting volume brings to us both the French text and the English translation of the prose and poetry of Charles Peguy. Thus there is introduced to American readers for the second time the works of this singularly interesting literature of the France of the period immediately before World War I. M. Peguy was a convert to Catholicism, and most of his writings reveal his intense devotion to the Church and his appreciation of her traditions, liturgies and mystical thought. But, just as literature, both prose and poetry came to the reader even through translation with the beauty of simple language majestically used. As the French text and the English translations are on opposite pages, those wishing to brush up on their French as well as those interested in good literature and a beautiful expression of religious faith will find this volume of value.

Publisher: Pantheon Books