1st Edition

Translations and Continuations
Riccoboni and Brooke, Graffigny and Roberts

ISBN 9781138235380
Published August 4, 2016 by Routledge
256 Pages

USD $59.95

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Book Description

This edition connects four female writers from two different countries, presenting the English translations of two of the most popular eighteenth-century French novels and a sequel to one of them.


"This volume makes a genuine contribution to the history of women-authored epistolary fiction, of women's role in the Enlightenment, and of Franco-British literary relations in that period. It makes for enjoyable reading and deserves a place in university libraries."

- Perry Gethner, Oklahoma State University in Women in French Studies

"Kaplan's book offers the first re-publications of these particular translations since the eighteenth century... Among the most siginifant contributions made by a volume such as this one is the fact that it will facilitate critical studies of the translated texts."

- Heidi Bostic, Baylor University in New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century