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Letters from a Portuguese nun to an officer in the French army

Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne vicomte de Guilleragues

Letters from a Portuguese nun to an officer in the French army

being a reproduction of the edition of 1817.

by Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne vicomte de Guilleragues

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Published by Brentano"s in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Portugal
    • Subjects:
    • Alcoforado, Mariana, 1640-1723 -- Fiction.,
    • Nuns -- Fiction.,
    • Portugal -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsAlcoforado, Mariana, 1640-1723.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ1799.G795 L413 1904
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 p. l., xv, 133 p. pl.
      Number of Pages133
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6946192M
      LC Control Number04027346

      Anna Klobucka The Portuguese Nun: Formation of a National Myth Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell UP, Abstract. This study describes and analyzes cultural and literary mythology surrounding the figure of the seventeenth-century nun Mariana Alcoforado as the presumed author of the celebrated collection of love letters that originally appeared in in French under the title of Lettres portugaises.   Five pleading, erotic and bitter letters were published to enormous controversey in Paris in Their language was nearly as tantalizing as their provenance: purportedly written from a Portuguese nun to a French officer, the letters imply that the couple had a passionate and illict affair during Portugal’s war with Spain.

      The Letters of a Portuguese Nun (Les Lettres Portugaises) were first published anonymously in Paris in The five passionate letters in book form were a publishing sensation since their appearance, with five editions in the first year, followed by more than forty editions throughout the 17th century. The Letters of a Portuguese Nun (Fr. Les Lettres Portugaises), first published anonymously by Claude Barbin in Paris in , is a work believed by most scholars to be epistolary fiction in the form of five love letters of an abandoned woman to her lover written by French writer and statesman Gabriel-Joseph de La Vergne (–). From the start, the passionate letters, in book form, were.

      Both countries have laid claim to the authorship of those letters, first published in France in as a translation of five anonymous love letters from a Portuguese nun to a French army officer. For Portugal, the translation of these love letters meant the recovery of a literary heritage essential for the construction of national identity in. For almost years, the letters written by a heartbroken Portuguese nun to her French lover who abandoned her have captivated the world. These letters have inspired painters and writers such as Elizabeth Barrett Browning (Sonnets from the Portuguese) and the authors of Dangerous Liaisons and though these letters have captured the imaginations of many, the authorship of the.


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Letters from a Portuguese nun to an officer in the French army by Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne vicomte de Guilleragues Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Letters of a Portuguese Nun, by Marianna Alcoforado PREFACE Y attempt at an English rendering of the Letters is, I think, the first since the days of Bowles’ ‘Letters from a Portuguese Nun to an Officer in the French Army,’ London, [1]5/5(2).

Ina Parisian bookseller published a slim volume called Portuguese Letters, which unveiled a love affair between a young Portuguese nun and a French officer that had occurred a few years earlier during a war-torn period in book contained passionate love letters from the nun when the officer was forced to return to letters took Paris by storm/5(29).

Provides an eye-opening look at a series of remarkable and passionate letters that chronicle a tumultuous seventeenth-century love affair between a young Portuguese nun and a French officer.

: Letters from a Portuguese nun to an officer in the French army (): Guilleragues, Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne: Books. Ina Parisian bookseller published a slim volume called Portuguese Letters, which unveiled a love affair between a young Portuguese nun and a French officer that had occurred a few years earlier during a chaotic and war-torn period in Portgual.

The book contained passionate love letters the nun had written when the officer was forced to return to letters took Paris by 4/5(2). Get this from a library. Letters from a Portuguese nun to an officer in the French army.

[Mariana Alcoforado; W R Bowles]. Letters from a Portuguese nun to an officer in the French army. New York, Brentano's, (OCoLC) Named Person: Mariana Alcoforado; Mariana Alcoforado: Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne Guilleragues, vicomte de; Mariana Alcoforado.

Letters from A Portuguese Nun LETTERS FROM A PORTUGUESE NUN LETTERS FROM A PORTUGUESE NUN TO AN OFFICER IN THE FRENCH ARMY Being a Reproduction of The Edition of A i \ *'.* \ *- .W ^s NEW YORK BRENTANO'S COPYRIGHT,BY BRENTANO S D.

Updike, The Merrymount Press, Boston NOTE THIS is the only American edi- tion of " Letters. Debate continues as to whether Mariana was the real Portuguese author of the Letters of a Portuguese Nun (comprising five letters).

Her purported love affair with the French officer Noël Bo Mariana Vaz Alcoforado (Santa Maria da Feira, Beja, 22 April - Beja, 28 July ), was a Portuguese nun, living in the convent of the Poor Ladies /5(82). Full text of "The letters of a Portuguese nun (Marianna Alcoforado)" See other formats.

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Abstract. When it was published inThe Portuguese Letters, a fictionalized account of a Portuguese nun loved and abandoned by a French army officer, captured the imagination of the English reading public, at least partially, for nostalgic reasons. 1 The political and theological cynicism that we often attribute to Restoration England made way for the enthusiastic reception of the story.

The Letters of a Portuguese Nun (French: Les Lettres Portugaises, literally The Portuguese Letters), first published anonymously by Claude Barbin in Paris inis a work believed by most scholars to be epistolary fiction in the form of five letters written by Gabriel-Joseph de La Vergne, comte de Guilleragues (–), a minor peer, diplomat, secretary to the Prince of Conti, and.

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