ISBN-10: 0814335039

ISBN-13: 9780814335031

well-liked by the worldly aristocracy, overdue seventeenth-century experimental novels just like the Countess de Murat’s Voyage de campagne (A journey to the rustic) have been released in small layout, greatly circulated, and reprinted extra often than the other form of fiction either in France and in another country. Murat’s hybrid paintings, outfitted round a funny body narrative, information a visit to a pristine kingdom property taken by way of seven Parisian aristocrats and comprises interpolated examples of the period’s most well-liked literary forms—including seven ghost tales, seven autobiographical anecdotes, one literary fairy story, one rondeau, gallant poems, love letters, and 11 proverb comedies.

In this translation of a visit to the rustic, editors Perry Gethner and Allison Stedman current the total paintings within the English language for the 1st time. The editors stick with the unique 1699 variation as heavily as attainable to maintain the syntax, observe selection, and different full of life, readable features that have been favored by means of the novel’s first readers. smooth readers will price the editors’ wide footnotes to the textual content that supply extra definitions, old referents, and notes on shape and constitution. an intensive creation through Allison Stedman additionally attracts connections among the overdue seventeenth-century experimental novel and the increase of the literary fairy-tale style in France to supply a invaluable context for college kids and students of the field.

Gethner and Stedman provide an obtainable and informative translation of a visit to the rustic that may attract scholars and lecturers of fairy-tale experiences and people attracted to the heritage of French literature.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Trip to the Country by Henriette-Julie de Castelnau, Comtesse de Murat (Series in Fairy-Tale Studies) PDF

Best science fiction & fantasy books

Read e-book online Batman: Arkham City End Game #6 (Batman: Arkham City: End PDF

Ultimate bankruptcy. Arkham Asylum is in ruins, destroyed by way of the Joker’s posthumous act of terror. The media and the Gotham police pour in, trying to find Batman, simply to discover shreds of his uniform amidst the rubble. Has the Joker entire in dying what he couldn't in achieving in life?

Get Batman: Dark Victory (1999-) #9 PDF

The ultimate act starts off with a Father's Day examine heroes—Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson—whose lives have been eternally replaced via the murders in their mom and dad. Witness the tales of Batman and Robin's first nights as orphans in Wayne Manor.

Batman Family (1975-) #1 - download pdf or read online

Batgirl and Robin needs to staff as much as face the ghost of Benedict Arnold, who seems to be to take over Washington, D. C. , in "The Invader from Hell. " Plus, the starting place of the Batgirl and Robin group, the starting place of Man-Bat and more!

Read e-book online Batman Beyond (2016-) #9 PDF

“RISE OF THE DEMON” half 4! Can an older, bodily weakened Bruce Wayne pop out of retirement to rescue Batman? As Terry battles a renewed and extra lethal Ra’s al Ghul in Tibet, in simple terms Bruce is familiar with that Terry is dealing with life-threatening menaces—Ra’s and the experimental Batman swimsuit that he’s now donning.

Extra resources for A Trip to the Country by Henriette-Julie de Castelnau, Comtesse de Murat (Series in Fairy-Tale Studies)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A Trip to the Country by Henriette-Julie de Castelnau, Comtesse de Murat (Series in Fairy-Tale Studies)

by Christopher

Download e-book for iPad: A Trip to the Country by Henriette-Julie de Castelnau, by
Rated 4.58 of 5 – based on 17 votes