"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 "
About the Author
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.