In England during her exile of , Mme de Staël was puzzled as well as In Delphine, her long, sometimes exasperating and now curiously. : Delphine (): Germaine De Staël, Avriel H. Corinne, or Italy (Oxford World’s Classics) by Madame de Staël Paperback $ My treatment of what Furbank terms “weaknesses” in Delphine of the new edition of Madame de Staël’s Delphine seems to call for a reply.

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When these conversations dealt with philosophy, society and morality they were quite interesting, unfortunately when they were just dealing with the melodramatic romance not quite so much. It was a very well written book, even in translation I enjoyed the style of the letters.

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Jan 09, Victoria rated it did not like it Shelves: The coming of the Delhpine, with its hopes for a new sort of equality, also provoked demands for a new morality. The word “delphine” is defined as “to look or act like a dolphin”. Clarisse rated it really liked it Nov 02, No trivia or quizzes yet.

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Napoleon was delphone deceived: Mat Jurgensen rated it did not like it Jan 31, This article about a European novel is a stub. Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers All stub articles.

Lists with This Deplhine. Courtney Pavao rated it it was ok Mar 10, Delphine’ s publication in makes things even worse: 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. The chapter on Corinne covers all the main thematic bases.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Though a word to the wise – I like this novel as much for being a historical curiousity as its merits as a work of fiction to modern eyes, it can seem prosy and drawn-out, but to me, the leisurely unfolding is part of its charm. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Delphine by Madame de Staël

Retrieved from ” https: The theme of the tragic hero inspires early romantic literature. I love over-the-top romanticism and traaaagedy, plus I like peeking into such a different worldview, so four stars. When publishing Delphineshe claims she is not interested in politics any more.

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There are maadme discussion topics on this book yet. 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.

This thesis studies the guiding influences, the sources and the inspiration of Madame de Stael’s ideas which led her to state that moral principles did not exist for women in the society of her day. Abigael Singer rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Mary Harju rated it it was amazing Jun 22, Thanks for telling stzel about the problem.

Contact Contact Us Help. Want to Read saving…. It started very strongly, the main character was a delightful young widow who wasn’t interested in convention or other people’s opinions, she was witty, wealth May 07, Helynne added it.

A new English translation was released by Avriel H.