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Author Lafayette, Marie-Madeleine

Title Zayde : a Spanish Romance
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (242 pages)
Series The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Contents Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Introduction; Volume Editor's Introduction; Volume Editor's Bibliography; Note on Translation; Zayde; Part 1; Part 2; Series Editors' Bibliography
Summary Standing at the critical juncture between traditional romance and early novelistic realism, Zayde is both the swan song of a literary tradition nearly two thousand years old and a harbinger of the modern psychological novel. Zayde unfolds during the long medieval struggle between Christians and Muslims for control of the Iberian Peninsula; Madame de Lafayette (1634-93) takes the reader on a Mediterranean tour typical of classical and seventeenth-century romancesfrom Catalonia to Cyprus and back againwith battles, prophecies, and shipwrecks dotting the crisscrossed paths of the books noble l
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject La Fayette, Madame de (Marie-Madeleine Pioche de La Vergne), 1634-1693. Zaïde
French literature -- 17th century -- Translations into English.
Genre/Form Translations.
Form Electronic book
Author Paige, Nicholas D.
ISBN 0226468445 (electronic bk.)
0226468518 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)
0226468526 (Perfect)
9780226468440 (electronic bk.)
9780226468518 (cloth ;) (alk. paper)