The Story of Sapho Ridiculed for her Saturday salon her long romance novels and her protofeminist ideas Madeleine de Scud ry has not been treated kindly by the literary establishment Yet her multivolume nov

  • Title: The Story of Sapho
  • Author: Madeleine de Scudéry Karen Newman
  • ISBN: 9780226143996
  • Page: 204
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ridiculed for her Saturday salon, her long romance novels, and her protofeminist ideas, Madeleine de Scud ry 1607 1701 has not been treated kindly by the literary establishment Yet her multivolume novels were popular bestsellers in her time, translated almost immediately into English, German, Italian, Spanish, and even Arabic.The Story of Sapho makes available for the fRidiculed for her Saturday salon, her long romance novels, and her protofeminist ideas, Madeleine de Scud ry 1607 1701 has not been treated kindly by the literary establishment Yet her multivolume novels were popular bestsellers in her time, translated almost immediately into English, German, Italian, Spanish, and even Arabic.The Story of Sapho makes available for the first time in modern English a self contained section from Scud ry s novel Artam ne ou le Grand Cyrus, best known today as the favored reading material of the would be salonni res that Moli re satirized in Les pr cieuses ridicules The Story tells of Sapho, a woman writer modeled on the Greek Sappho, who deems marriage slavery Interspersed in the love story of Sapho and Phaon are a series of conversations like those that took place in Scud ry s own salon in which Sapho and her circle discuss the nature of love, the education of women, writing, and right conduct This edition also includes a translation of an oration, or harangue, of Scud ry s in which Sapho extols the talents and abilities of women in order to persuade them to write.

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    One thought on “The Story of Sapho”

    1. I enjoyed reading this book and was never bored by it butwhat the hell was with the plot? Not sure I liked the romance and everyone was just so perfect in the book, it was annoying!

    2. Scudéry’s roman à clef supposedly runs to almost two million words, making it one of the longest novels ever written. This selection focuses on the character of Sapho (i.e. the poet Sappho), who probably represents Scudéry herself. Like the author, Sapho eschews marriage and leads a social circle concerned with the proper behavior of minor elites (they literally spend time debating the “je ne sais quois” that accompanies social refinement). The story is interesting as an instance of pro [...]

    3. No way the people are as amazing as they claim to be in this book. But the writer, Scudery's life sounds like she was a cool gal!

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