Overview:Love Notes and Letters and the Letter Case - This volume offers the first translation into English of two seminal works by the seventeenth-century French woman author, Marie-Catherine Desjardins, better known as Madame de Villedieu. The first of these works, Lettres et billets galants [Love Notes and Letters], was published in 1668 and contains her most intimate letters to her lover, Antoine de Villedieu. The second work, Le Portefeuille [The Letter Case], which appeared in 1674, is an epistolary novel composed of a series of ten letters from the Marquis de Naumanoir to a nobleman in the provprovinces. These letters recount in a delightfully playful manner the amorous misadventures and intrigues of a half-dozen Parisian socialites. This work's close ties in terms of content and form to the publication of Villedieu's Lettres et billets gallants six years earlier make it a perfect complement. The author's introduction offers not only a critical interpretation of these works but stresses the importance of the publication of Desjardins' authentic correspondence as a turning point in her career and key to her later works.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603726181-9780838640708. It was written by the following authors: Roxanne Decker Lalande, Harriet Cade, Mme.De Villedieu. Book Love Notes and Letters and the Letter Case, which can be read online, published by the company: Associated University Presses, F A Thorpe (Publishers). Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Drama, Poetry, Criticism, True Stories, Fiction, Biography. The book was published on 2005-10-31 00:00:00. It has 144 pages and is published in Hardback format and weight g. File for download Love Notes and Letters and the Letter Case has PDF format and is called love-notes-and-letters-and-the-letter-case.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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