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Françoise de Graffigny

Alternative title:
her life and works
Abstract:

The story of Françoise de Graffigny’s life reads like a novel. Following a disastrous marriage, she was forced by political upheavals to leave her native Lorraine and move to Paris, where she struggled to survive against poverty and persecution. Here she made her way into the heart of literary society in the heyday of the Enlightenment, wrote a novel – the Lettres d’une Péruvienne (1747) – that made her an international celebrity, wrote a play – Cénie (1750) – that rank... Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
Voltaire Foundation Publisher's website
Publication date:
2017-11-30
Source identifiers:
9780729408479
ISBN:
9780729408479
Language:
English
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Deposit date:
2017-11-30

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