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The inspiration for three films and several operas, this classic of French literature is set in Regency Paris and Louisiana around 1720. A tragic love story, it's also an epic adventure story with three infidelities, three escapes, three abductions and two murders. The action spans two continents and a social range extending from the aristocracy to the social outcast, from pillars of the establishment to pimps and prostitutes. Manon Lescaut's ambiguous love story has a transcendent significance: Is it a cautionary tale, warning of the dangers to which passion, blindly followed, can lead? Or does it illustrate the redemptive power of love? After all, Des Grieux's perseverance in his devotion to Manon eventually brings about a profound change of heart in her and seems to make possible a lasting happiness based on deep mutual affection. The ambiguity persists to the end, when death snatches that happiness away.

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A classic of French Literature.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781873982778
Translator:
Larkin, Steve
Author:
Larkin, Steve
Author:
Prevost, ABBE
Author:
Prevost
Publisher:
Dedalus
Location:
Sawtry
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Louisiana
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
France
Subject:
Picaresque literature
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series:
Dedalus European classics
Series Volume:
RN-425
Publication Date:
20010531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
7.84x5.04x.56 in. .38 lbs.

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