Suite libertine

Pierre Saint-Amand
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Suite libertine. Vies du XVIIIe siècle

Turning to the libertine novels of the 18th century, this study provides an alternative history of French libertinage: spirited courtesans, noisy petits-maîtres, demystified rakes. These characters present another sexuality for the Enlightenment, away from the famous war of the sexes.

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