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liaisons dangereuses : from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos

Christopher Hampton

liaisons dangereuses : from the novel by Choderlos de Laclos

by Christopher Hampton

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Published by Faber and Faber in London, Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChristopher Hampton.
ContributionsLaclos, Choderlos de, 1741-1803.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6058.A555 L5 1985
The Physical Object
Pagination101 p.
Number of Pages101
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22345210M
ISBN 100571137245

The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make “Dangerous Liaisons” () one of the most scandalous and controversial novels in European literature. Its prime movers, the Viscount de Valmont and the Marchioness de Merteuil — gifted, wealthy, and bored — form an unholy alliance and turn seduction into a game/5(72). What is Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) About and Why Should I Care? Les Liaisons Dangereuses is comprised of letters written by the characters to each correspondence is fictional, but the author, Chodelos de Laclos, sets up the book as if these were actual letters released to the public after the events of the novel.

Les Liasons Dangereuses, by Choderlos De Laclos is an erotic tale of deceit, betrayal, and seduction that has existed through time as one of the most controversial novels in European history. The Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil are two wealthy individuals in high society who take great pleasure in showing their power over their. Dangerous Liaisons | de Laclos Choderlos | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

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Pierre Ambroise François Choderlos de Laclos was a French novelist, official and army general, best known for writing the epistolary novel Les Liaisons dangereuses. A unique case in French literature, he was for a long time considered to be as scandalous a writer /5.

This novel poses shrewd questions about the relation between love and sex, and suggests that, in certain sections of eighteenth century French high society, idleness, boredom and wealth had created individuals whose misfortunes it would be hard to regret when, only seven years after Dangerous Liaisons was published, the Revolution broke out/5(6).

Choderlos de Laclos, on the strength of this one book, was a master writer. That this novel, written inseems so modern and fresh in is surely a mark of genius. It has all the attributes of a modern book in that it is impossible to put down (a page-turner),is spot on in descriptions of male/female behaviour (emotional intelligence /5(54).

Les Liaisons dangereuses (The Dangerous Liaisons) is a French epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in four volumes in It is the story of the Marquise de Merteuil and the Vicomte de Valmont, two rivals (and ex-lovers) who use seduction as a weapon to humiliate and degrade others, all the while enjoying their.

Dangerous Liaisons, novel by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, first published in as Les Liaisons work, also translated as Dangerous Acquaintances, is considered one of the earliest examples of the psychological novel.

Laclos’s first novel, Dangerous Liaisons caused an immediate sensation. Written in epistolary form, it deals with the seducer Valmont and his accomplice.

The complex moral ambiguities of seduction and revenge make Les Liaisons dangereuses () one of the most scandalous and controversial novels in European literature. The subject of major film and stage adaptations, the novel's prime movers, the Vicomte de Valmont and the Marquise de Merteuil, form an unholy alliance and turn seduction into a game - a game which they must win.4/5(34).

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