Authors/Contributors

Amy S. WyngaardFollow

Document Type

Article

Date

5-1998

Embargo Period

11-30-2010

Keywords

French literature, peasants, city life, Libertinism / Restif de la Bretonne, Nicolas-Edme

Language

English

Disciplines

French and Francophone Language and Literature

Description/Abstract

In Le Paysan perverti, ou Les Dangers de la ville (1775) Nicolas Edme Retif de la Bretonne portrays the tragic life of Edmond R.**, a virtuous young peasant seduced and corrupted by the libertine possibilities of the city.

Additional Information

From Eighteenth Century Life Published Tri-Annually for the College of William and Mary by the Johns Hopkins University Press, Volume 22 n.s. 2, May, 1998.

Source

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