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Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau

 Jean Cocteau

Jean Cocteau (5 July 1889-11 October 1963) was a French writer, designer, playwright, artist and filmmaker. Cocteau is best known for his novel Les Enfants Terribles (1929), and the films Blood of a Poet (1930), Les Parents Terribles (1948), Beauty and the Beast (1946) and Orpheus (1949). His circle of associates, friends and lovers included Kenneth Anger, Pablo Picasso, Jean Hugo, Jean Marais, Marlene Dietrich, Coco Chanel, Igor Stravinsky, María Félix, Édith Piaf, Colette and Raymond Radiguez. In 1955 Cocteau was made a member of the Académie franšaise and The Royal Academy of Belgium.

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French : Graded Readers


Easy Readers French

"Easy Readers" have a long and honourable history spanning nearly 70 years. The brainchild of a small Danish publishing house in the darkest years of the Second World War, the series now comprises mor...


003549 Les enfants terribles £9.90

French : DVD/Video

346828 La belle et la bête £8.33

PG Parental Guidance

073774 Orphée £7.95
073905 Le sang d'un poète/Le testament d'Orphée £11.95

French : Annotated Texts


148868 Orphée £16.99

French : Non-Fiction

126803 Portrait de Mounet-Sully : prose inédite £15.50

French : Classics/Modern Classics

007040 La machine infernale £5.90
114769 La voix humaine £8.70
006904 Le livre blanc et autres textes £10.75
005443 Les enfants terribles £6.35
117993 Les enfants terribles £7.80
143913 Maalesh : journal d'une tournée de théâtre £15.95
344478 Opium £12.75
119597 Tour du monde en 80 jours £3.85
006149 Les parents terribles £8.65

French : Drama

Ages 11-14

106515 Antigone et le mythe d'Oedipe £3.35


005444 La machine infernale £6.20
152189 Orphée £1.95

Italian : Classics/Modern Classics

038371 I ragazzi terribili £9.95

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