A Woman, a Man, and Two Kingdoms: The Story of Madame D'Épinay and the Abbé Galiani

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Knopf, 1991 - History - 280 pages
Studies the friendship between Madame d'Epinay and Abbe Galiani set against the backdrop of intellectual life in Paris and Naples

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A WOMAN, A MAN, AND TWO KINGDOMS: The Story of Madame d'ępinay and the AbbÇ Galiani

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Steegmuller (Silence at Salerno, 1978; the National Book Award-winning Cocteau, 1971) uses his formidable skills and scholarly resources to retrieve from the peripheries of a glittering pre ... Read full review

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Though little known to the general public today, Madame d'Epinay (1726-83) and the Abbe Galiani (1728-87) were two of the most famous figures of 18th-century European society. She was a French writer ... Read full review

Contents

Madame dEpinay or Poor Relations
3
Melchior Grimm and Denis Diderot
26
The Young Abbe from Naples
45
Copyright

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Francis Steegmuller is the author of more than twenty books and a recipient of numerous awards and honors. His translation of "Madame Bovary" is an acknowledged classic. In 1982 the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters awarded him its Gold Medal for Biography.

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