Corinne, or Italy (Oxford World's Classics) (Paperback)

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By Madame De Stael, Sylvia Raphael (Translator), John Isbell (Introduction by)
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Corrine, or Italy, is both the story of a love affair between Oswald, Lord Nelvil, and a beautiful poetess, and an homage to the landscape, literature and art of Italy. Stael, the subject of recent feminist rediscovery, weaves discreet political allusion into her romance, and upon its publication Napoleon renewed her order of exile. Sylvia Raphel's new translation preserves the natural character of the French original, while the notes and introduction place this extraordinary work of European Romanticism in its historical and political context.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9780199554607
ISBN-10: 0199554609
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: May 2009
Pages: 464
Language: English
Series: Oxford World's Classics (Paperback)