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"The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales By Marquis de Sade

"The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales by Marquis de Sade

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Summary

The name of the Marquis de Sade is synonymous with the blackest corners of the human soul. In his bleak universe, there is no God, no morality, no human affection and no hope. This selection of his early writings reveals the full range of de Sade's sobering moods and talent.

"The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales Summary

"The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales by Marquis de Sade

Revered by Enlightenment and Victorian thinkers, de Sade was recognized as a founding father by the Surrealists, and holds a prominent place in the history of modernism and post-modernism. This selection of his early writings, some appearing in English translation for the first time, reveals the full range of his sobering moods and considerable talents. This book is intended for students of eighteenth-century French literature; the Enlightenment; the French Revolution; European cultural studies. Translated and edited by: Coward, David (University of Leeds);

Table of Contents

"The Misfortunes of Virtue"; "Dialogue Between a Priest and a Dying Man"; "The Successful Ruse"; "The Pimp Well Served"; "The Windbags of Provence"; "An Inexplicable Affair"; "The Prude"; "Emilie de Tourville"; "Augustine de Villeblanche"; "The Law of Talion"; "The Self-Made Cuckold"; "The Husband who said Mass"; "The Lady of the Manor of Longeville"; "The Confidence Men".

Additional information

GOR001765153
9780192828637
0192828630
"The Misfortunes of Virtue and Other Early Tales by Marquis de Sade
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1992-06-18
327
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