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... For example, Georges de Scudéry, in his preface to Ibrahim (1641), suggested that a "reasonable limit" for a novel's plot (a form of "unity of time") would be one year ... Similarly, in his discussion on La Princesse de Clèves, the chevalier de Valincourt criticized the inclusion of ancillary stories within the main plot (a form ... recounted the "secret history" of a famous event (like Villedieu's Annales galantes), linking the action to an amorous intrigue these were called histoires ...
... Marie-Catherine de Villedieu, born Marie-Catherine Desjardins and generally referred to as Madame de Villedieu (1640 - 20 October 1683) was a French writer of plays ... or eclipsed by other writers of the period (such as Madame de Lafayette) in the works of literary historians of the 19th and 20th centuries, Madame de Villedieu is currently enjoying ... Madame de Villedieu was born at Alençon, the second daughter of Guillaume Desjardins and Catherine Ferrand, who worked as a ladies' maid for the wife of ...
Famous quotes containing the words madame de and/or madame:
“Après nous le déluge.
[After us, the flood.]”
—Madame De Pompadour (17211764)
“There was also a Nonne, a prioresse,
That of hir smylyng was ful symple and coy;
Hire gretteste ooth was but by Seint Loy.
And she was cleped madame Eglentyne.”
—Geoffrey Chaucer (1340?1400)