The Art of the Persian Letters: Unlocking Montesquieu s secret Chain (Hardback)
Language: English . Brand New Book. Some thirty years after the initial publication of Montesquieu s Persian Letters in 1721, the author hinted at the presence of a secret, and somehow unnoticed, chain tying together this entertaining, insightful, yet disparate collection of fictional letters to and from two Persian travelers in France. In The Art of the Persian Letters Randolph Runyon takes the chain metaphor seriously, showing that the chain is not thematic but linguistic and structural, as each letter is linked to its neighbors on either side by echoing words and situations. N° de réf. du libraire ANB9781611492767
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A propos de l'auteur: Randolph Paul Runyon is professor of French at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.
Titre : The Art of the Persian Letters: Unlocking ...
Éditeur : University of Delaware Press, United States
Date d'édition : 2005
Reliure : Hardback
Etat du livre : New
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