Mademoiselle de Maupin

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Wildside Press, 2007 - Fiction - 436 pages
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Pierre Jules Theophile Gautier (1811-1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and literary critic. Gautier's work is difficult to classify and remains a point of reference for many subsequent literary traditions such as Parnassianism."

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Totally awesome story of the strange love triangle between a man, a woman, and a woman disguised as a man. Gautier indulges altogether too much in endless, elaborate descriptions, but the scenario is a sexy, fun, and fascinating look at 19th century views of gender and sexuality. Read full review

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In a series of letters to his friend Silvio, the Chevalier d'Albert describes what would be the perfect woman for him and why he's in such desperate need to find himself a mistress. Unfortunately ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Theophile Gautier, ne a Tarbes le 30 aout 1811 et mort a Neuilly-sur-Seine le 23 octobre 1872, est un poete, romancier et critique d'art francais.

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