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Against Marriage: The Correspondence of la Grande Mademoiselle (Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) Hardcover – 24 Dec 2002

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  • Hardcover: 96 pages
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press (24 Dec 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226534901
  • ISBN-13: 978-0226534909
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 1.5 x 22.9 cm
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 7,247,364 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Joan DeJean's introduction skillfully situates the texts within the struggles of Montpensier's own life without ever allowing the two to become confused or conflated."--Pollie Bromilow "Journal of European Studies "

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Joan DeJean is Trustee Professor of French at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of a number of books, most recently Ancients against Moderns: Culture Wars and the Making of a Fin de Siecle and The Reinvention of Obscenity: Sex, Lies, and Tabloids in Early Modern France, both published by the University of Chicago Press.

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