- ^ French protest by reading Nicolas Sarkozy's least favourite book, The Daily Telegraph
- ^ BBC – Drama on 3 – La Princesse de Clèves
- Burt, Daniel. The Novel 100, Facts on File, 2004. ISBN 0-8160-4557-7.
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The Question and Answer section for The Princesse de Cleves is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Monsieur de Nemours is the dashing "chef d’oeuvre de la nature". The princess is madly in love with him even though she is married to Monsieur de Clèves. This is a love of intense passion.
1) How does the setting of this story (the palace, the rich surroundings, all the people) fit the Age of Reason? 2) What initially draws the Prince of Cleves to his future wife, and what does he see in her? What kind of relationship do they have?
I'm sorry, I do not have a copy of this novel at hand. The text on Project Gutenberg is in French...... thus, I cannot help you at this time. If I get ahold of the text, I will come back and help you the best I can.
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