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Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms The Story of Madame d'Épinay and Abbe Galiani

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ISBN-10: 1400863287

ISBN-13: 9781400863280

Edition: 1993

Authors: Francis Steegmuller

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Pre-revolutionary Paris comes to life in this fascinating story surrounding the correspondence between two colorful and witty society figures: the French author Louise d'Épinay and the Italian priest-diplomat Ferdinando Galiani. Their friends included Voltaire, Diderot, Melchior Grimm, and the famous women of the salons, and their letters touched upon everything from social gossip to issues of education and politics. Francis Steegmuller's book is at once a unique history and a charming account of friendship sustained in a turbulent age.Originally published in 1993.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books…    
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Book details

List price: $197.00
Copyright year: 1993
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 7/14/2014
Pages: 300
Language: English