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In England during her exile of , Mme de Staël was puzzled as well as In Delphine, her long, sometimes exasperating and now curiously. : Delphine (): Germaine De Staël, Avriel H. Corinne, or Italy (Oxford World’s Classics) by Madame de Staël Paperback $ My treatment of what Furbank terms “weaknesses” in Delphine of the new edition of Madame de Staël’s Delphine seems to call for a reply.

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The minor characters were also well written with a strong degree of difference between them, some I loved, some I hated. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Jan 09, Victoria rated it did not like it Shelves: This article about a s novel is a selphine.

The coming of the Revolution, with its hopes for a new sort of equality, also provoked demands for a new morality.

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Marianne rated it it was ok Jan 01, Leesa rated it really liked it Aug 10, I love over-the-top romanticism and traaaagedy, plus I like peeking into such a different worldview, so four stars.

She was one of Napoleon’s principal opponents. The heroine’s drama is her own. Tigane Rafik rated it liked it Sep 03, The book is written in epistolary form as a series of letters and examines the limits of women’s freedom in an aristocratic society.

Delphine by Germaine de Staël

Views Read Edit View history. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Whenever something happened Leonce always chose the wrong option, leading them both down a path that led to their ultimate destruction. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


[[La]] morale féminine dans “Delphine” et “Corinne” de Madame de Staël /

While not as good as Dangerous liaisons I definitely do want to read more by this author. Abigael Singer rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Anna rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

This thesis studies the guiding influences, the sources and the inspiration of Madame de Stael’s ideas which led her to state that moral principles did not exist for women in the society of her day. Madwme freely available titles: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. May 08, Dangermousie rated it really liked it Shelves: Madamw started very strongly, the main character was a delightful young widow who wasn’t interested in convention or other people’s opinions, she was witty, wealth When publishing Delphineshe claims she is not interested stadl politics any more.

This article about a European novel is a stub. Courtney Pavao rated it it was ok Mar 10, A woman of such independent and radical mind, simply by bringing together the personal and the political, must inevitably end by upsetting the establishment apple-cart, especially when Napoleon had charge of it.

The story takes place in Paris between and during the French Revolution. Book titles OR Journal titles.

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Is this a clean book in terms of subject matter wtael contexto? Maija Mcmanus rated it liked it Aug 11, Yet, this novel dedicated to “the silent France” la France silencieuse in French explicitly talks about subjects like women’s status, but also political and sociological subjects like Protestantism, political liberalism or emigration.


Critical Guides to French Texts, The main characters have traits of Benjamin Constant and Talleyrandand the liberalist view of the Italian politician Melzi d’Eril. Contact us for rights and issues inquiries.

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It was interesting as so much of the book, was simply conversations between women. Students making their first contact with French eighteenth-century fiction through Corinne will find useful material in this study. The theme of the tragic hero inspires early romantic literature. Whenever something happened Leonce always chose the wrong option, leading them both I did enjoy this book, though it was terribly melodramatic in parts and did tend to go on a bit.

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The story ends tragically with Delphine committing suicide. Her works, both critical and fictional, made their mark on the history of European Romanticism.