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978-0-679-41324-0 / 0679413243

Memoirs of a Nun (Everyman's Library (Cloth))

by Diderot, Denis

Publisher:Everyman's Library

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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Memoirs of a Nun, which began as a joke and grew into a masterpiece, was one of the loudest salvos fired in the continuing battles between the clergy and the intelligentsia which defined so much of eighteenth-century French history.  Diderot's story of a novice held in a convent against her will and forced to undergo curious spiritual and sexual trials displays all the brilliance, icy wit, and worldliness of the Enlightenment at its best.

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