The Red Notebook

The Red Notebook

by Benjamin Constant
     
 

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A spirited look at life on the eve of the nineteenth century and Romantic sensibilities

Published posthumously, The Red Notebook is an autobiographical account of the youth of the author of the seminal Romantic novel Adolphe. It eloquently relates both Benjamin Constant's European travels and readings, as well as his first steps in

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A spirited look at life on the eve of the nineteenth century and Romantic sensibilities

Published posthumously, The Red Notebook is an autobiographical account of the youth of the author of the seminal Romantic novel Adolphe. It eloquently relates both Benjamin Constant's European travels and readings, as well as his first steps in society and romance. A priceless document and a fine example of early autobiographical writing, it is presented here for the first time in the English language by acclaimed translator Douglas Parmée and is currently the only edition in print.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847492760
Publisher:
Alma Books
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.30(d)

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Meet the Author

Benjamin Constant (1767–1830) was a Swiss-born nobleman, thinker, writer, and French politician. He is the author of Adolphe and Constant.

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