The Misfortunes of Virtue, and Other Early Tales (The World's Classics)

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Revered by Enlightenment and Victorian thinkers, de Sade was recognized as a founding father by the Surrealists, and holds a prominent place in the history of modernism and post-modernism. This selection of his early writings, some appearing in English translation for the first time, reveals the full range of his sobering moods and considerable talents. This book is intended for students of eighteenth-century French literature; the Enlightenment; the French Revolution; European cultural studies. Translated and edited by: Coward, David (University of Leeds);

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David Coward, Senior Lecturer in French, University of Leeds.

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