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The Nobleman and Other Romances

The Nobleman and Other Romances Born Dutch noble and free spirited Isabelle de Charri re also known as Belle de Zuylen was an enlightened woman whose writings not unlike Jane Austen s tackled the intricacies of high society part

  • Title: The Nobleman and Other Romances
  • Author: Isabelle de Charrière Caroline Warman
  • ISBN: 9780143106609
  • Page: 124
  • Format: Paperback
  • Born Dutch, noble, and free spirited, Isabelle de Charri re also known as Belle de Zuylen was an enlightened woman whose writings not unlike Jane Austen s tackled the intricacies of high society, particularly in matters of love Published when she was only twenty two, The Nobleman is a Persuasion like tale whose heroine challenges her stodgy father in order to marBorn Dutch, noble, and free spirited, Isabelle de Charri re also known as Belle de Zuylen was an enlightened woman whose writings not unlike Jane Austen s tackled the intricacies of high society, particularly in matters of love Published when she was only twenty two, The Nobleman is a Persuasion like tale whose heroine challenges her stodgy father in order to marry a man of unassuming ancestry But Charri re did not confine herself to simple marriage plots and country courtships Another story, Eagonlette and Suggestina , is a thinly veiled critique of Marie Antoinette, cleverly disguised as a fairy tale The Nobleman and Other Romances will delight fans of Jane Austen and Enlightenment era French literature.

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    1. Short stories, novellas and fragments by an eighteenth-century Dutch aristocrat, mostly in French, set in France, Switzerland and England. Stories about young people who may or may not get to marry the right people, with sensibility, humour and commentary on political and cultural issues. Like Jane Austen, in that what female writer, particularly what olden times female writer, is not like Jane Austen? Like Jane Austen in the young people and marriage thing. The most obvious thing that stops Cha [...]

    2. I can't forgive the editor of this collection for having omitted de Charriere's greatest novella, Caliste, from this collection. It was the sequel to the Letters from Lausanne (included), and exercised an important influence on Germaine de Stael and Benjamin Constant. The whole point of Penguin is to make great works of literature available to a wide public. I believe that this is the first mass-market paperback collection of de Charriere's writings in English translation, and to have excluded C [...]

    3. I'm now sad that Isabelle de Charrière doesn't have a larger body of translated work. Her stories were clever and interesting, and not even a little formulaic. I never knew how a story was going to end up (if it did end up anywhere, since much of it was fragmented and unfinished) and the different styles made each story refreshing.That said, I wasn't fond of some of the editorial decisions, such as omitting entire chunks of the stories (the worst being Constance's Story, which was originally wr [...]

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