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Le Sopha: Conte Moral

Price: 375.00 USD

Bruxelles: Librairie Universelle de J. Rozez, 1869. Tall 8vo. 358 pp. This is the large paper copy of this celebrated work in an initialed binding. The regular edition is much smaller in format. See my inventory number 1004891. " For Le Sopha (1742) he was exiled from Paris for three months. In this work Amanzei relates various scandalous encounters he witnessed from a previous incarnation, his soul inhabited a sofa..... Crebillon Fils used to be dismissed as a minor licentious author....he now attracts a more appreciative critical attention. His style, always chaste as to vocabulary, is complex and relies on implication and sousentendus. The works themselves are often morally ambivalent. While he ridicules promiscuous women and rakes, the scenes of libertinage are written with an engaging zesr:. Oxford Companion to French Literature. No. 76 of 100 copies on papier de Hollande. Both binding and contents are fine. .

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