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How the French invented love : nine hundred years of passion and romance, Marilyn Yalom

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How the French invented love : nine hundred years of passion and romance
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How the French invented love
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nine hundred years of passion and romance
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Marilyn Yalom
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eng
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Acclaimed scholar Marilyn Yalom distills the central tenets of the Gallic gospel of love from her reading of the great French literary works, as well as from the people she has known and her own memories of France, examining almost a thousand years of divine culture in search of the intimate moments that reveal how the particularly French concept of l'amour has endured and evolved
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Title
How the French invented love
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Interweaving readings of French literary works with the author's memories of France, explores a love-obsessed culture from the Middle Ages to the present, documenting how the French concept and practice of love has evolved over time
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Tone
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BT
Dewey number
  • 944
  • 306.77/0944
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ18.F8
LC item number
Y35 2012
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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Marilyn Yalom
How the French invented love : nine hundred years of passion and romance, Marilyn Yalom
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How the French invented love : nine hundred years of passion and romance, Marilyn Yalom
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [371]-390) and index
Contents
Abélard and Héloà ̄se, patron saints of French lovers -- Courtly love : how the French invented romance -- Gallant love : La Princesse de Clà ̈ves -- Comic love, tragic love : Molià ̈re and Racine -- Seduction and sentiment : Prévost, Crébillon fils, Rousseau, and Laclos -- Love letters : Julie de Lespinasse -- Republican love : Elisabeth Le Bas and Madame Roland -- Yearning for the mother : Constant, Stendahl, and Balzac -- Love among the Romantics : George Sand and Alfred de Musset -- Romantic love deflated : Madame Bovary -- Love in the Gay Nineties : Cyrano de Bergerac -- Love between men : Verlaine, Rimbaud, Wilde, and Gide -- Desire and despair : Proust's neurotic lovers -- Lesbian love : Colette, Gertrude Stein, and Violette Leduc -- Existentialists in love : Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre -- The dominion of desire : Marguerite Duras -- Love in the twenty-first century
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ocn777624681
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21 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 400 p.
Isbn
9780062048318
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(pbk.)
Other physical details
ill.

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