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Modern Language Association of America
Lettres d'une Peruvienne

Lettres d'une Peruvienne

by Joan DeJean, Nancy K. Miller
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ISBN-13: 9780873527774
Publisher: Modern Language Association of America
Publication date: 01/01/1993
Series: Texts and Translations Series , #2
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 168
Sales rank: 931,211
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Joan DeJean's books reflect her areas of research: the history of women's writing in France (Tender Geographies: Women and the Origins of the Novel in France); the history of sexuality (Fictions of Sappho, 1546-1937); the development of the novel (Literary Fortifications; Libertine Strategies); and the cultural history and the material culture of late 17th- and early 18th-century France (Ancients against Moderns: Culture Wars and the Making of a Fin de Siècle; The Essence of Style, 2005; The Age of Comfort).

Nancy K. Miller is the author or editor of more than a dozen books, most recently What They Saved: Pieces of a Jewish Past, winner of the Jewish Journal Prize for 2012, and the story of a quest to recreate her family's lost history. A well-known feminist scholar, Miller has published family memoirs, personal essays, and literary criticism. She is a Distinguished Professor of English and Comparative Literature at the Graduate Center, CUNY, where she teaches classes in memoir, graphic novel, and women's studies.

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Lettres d'une Peruvienne 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
chlebo on LibraryThing 7 months ago
If I weren't a Romantic, I might have liked the ending...story line is otherwise good and makes for a captivating and quick read.