In Delphine, she draws a series of portraits of unhappy and psychologically scarred women, and she shows how prejudice and social convention brought this about. Return to Book Page. This article about a s novel is a stub. Madamee did not stop her from writing her even more inflammatory second novel Corinne inbut that is another review. Contact Contact Us Help.

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Faurn The minor characters were also well written with a strong degree of difference between them, some I loved, some I hated. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Jan 09, Victoria rated it did not like it Shelves: This article about a s novel is a selphine.

The coming of the Revolution, with its hopes for a new sort of equality, also provoked demands for a new morality. Never mind the neighbours Marianne rated it it was ok Jan 01, Leesa rated it really liked it Aug 10, I love over-the-top romanticism and traaaagedy, plus I like peeking into such a different worldview, so four stars. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Whenever something happened Leonce always chose the wrong option, leading them both down a path that led to their ultimate destruction.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Abigael Singer rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Anna rated it it was amazing Feb 22, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless. This article about a European novel is a stub. Courtney Pavao rated it it was ok Mar 10, A woman of such independent and radical mind, simply by bringing together the personal and the political, must inevitably end by upsetting the establishment apple-cart, especially when Napoleon had charge of it.

The story takes place in Paris between and during the French Revolution. Book titles OR Journal titles. Contact us for rights and issues inquiries. You are not logged in If you have already registered please login here If you are using the site for the first time please register here If you would like access to the entire online archive subscribe here Institutions or university library users please login here Learn more about our institutional subscriptions here.

Refresh and try again. To ask other readers questions about Delphineplease sign up. These replace the texts effectively in the context of their original writing and reading. It appears to me that your sister is like a girl of You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. It was interesting as so much of the book, was simply conversations between women.

Students making their first contact with French eighteenth-century fiction through Corinne will find useful material in this study.

The theme of the tragic hero inspires early romantic literature. Whenever something happened Leonce always chose the wrong option, leading them both I did enjoy this book, though it was terribly melodramatic in parts and did tend to go on a bit. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. The story ends tragically with Delphine committing suicide. Her works, both critical and fictional, made their mark on the history of European Romanticism.

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