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Author Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701.

Title The story of Sapho / Madeleine de Scudéry ; translated and with an introduction by Karen Newman
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 155 pages)
Series The other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Summary Ridiculed for her Saturday salon, her long romance novels, and her protofeminist ideas, Madeleine de Scudéry (1607-1701) has not been treated kindly by the literary establishment. Yet her multivolume novels were popular bestsellers in her time, translated almost immediately into English, German, Italian, Spanish, and even Arabic. The Story of Sapho makes available for the first time in modern English a self-contained section from Scudéry's novel Artamène ou le Grand Cyrus, best known today as the favored reading material of the would-be salonnières that Molière satirized in Les précieuses ridi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 145-155)
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Subject Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701. Artamène
French literature -- 17th century -- Translations into English.
Women -- France -- Social conditions -- 17th century -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Romance fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Newman, Karen, 1949-
LC no. 2002043558
ISBN 0226143988 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226143996 (paperback; alk. paper)
0226144003 (electronic bk.)
9780226143989 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226143996 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780226144009 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Artamène. Selections. English