There Are No Letters Like Yours

9780803264274: Paperback
Release Date: 1st November 2002

Illus., map

Dimensions: 152 x 229

Number of Pages: 551

Series European Women Writers

UNP - Nebraska

There Are No Letters Like Yours

The Correspondence of Isabelle de Charrière and Constant d'Hermenches

Written by
Isabelle de Charriere
,
Translated by
Janet Whatley
and
Malcolm Whatley
,
Written by
Constant d'Hermenches
,
Introduced by
Janet Whatley
and
Malcolm Whatley
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The letters between a young Dutch woman and a Swiss soldier

Janet and Malcolm Whatley live in Burlington, Vermont.Janet Whatley is a professor of French at the University of Vermont, specializing in the literature of the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries.

"It is only in the past decade . . . that Isabelle de Charrière's writings have been recognized as the remarkable resource they are: an indelibly fresh register of a whole period, as well as of one woman's exploration of 'how to be yourself without stepping out of the system.'"—Annette Kobak, Times Literary Supplement

Annette Kobak
Times Literary Supplement