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- DescriptionIn 17th century France, aristocratic women were valued by their families as commodities to be married off in exchange for money, social advantage, or military alliance. The Duchesse de Montpensier was one of the few exceptions, as this collection of her letters demonstrates.
- Author BiographyJoan DeJean is Trustee Professor of French at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of a number of books, most recently Ancients against Moderns: Culture Wars and the Making of a Fin de Siecle and The Reinvention of Obscenity: Sex, Lies, and Tabloids in Early Modern France, both published by the University of Chicago Press.
- Author(s)Anne-Marie-Louise D'Orleans
- PublisherThe University of Chicago Press
- Date of Publication01/12/2002
- Series TitleOther Voice in Early Modern Europe
- Place of PublicationChicago, IL
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity of Chicago Press
- Content Noteports.
- Weight192 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Translated byJoan DeJean
- Volume editorDuchesse de Montpensier
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