Books published in 1678

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La Princesse De Cleves

  [french | 1678]  

Madame De La Fayette


Summary: [La Princesse de Clves est un roman publi anonymement par Marie-Madeleine de La Fayette en 1678. Cette uvre est considre comme le premier roman moderne de la littrature franaise.Laction se droule en 1558 la cour du roi Henri II.Mademoiselle de Chartres jeune fille de seize ans leve par sa mre selon de rigoureuses rgles de morale parat pour la premire fois au Louvre. Le prince de Clves bloui par ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 382

Maximes Et Reflexions Diverses

  [french | 1678]  

Francois De La Rochefoucauld


Summary: [ Il y a dans les afflictions diverses sortes dhypocrisie. Dans lune sous prtexte de pleurer la perte dune personne qui nous est chre nous nous pleurons nous-mmes nous regrettons la bonne opinion quil avait de nous nous pleurons la diminution de notre bien de notre plaisir de notre considration. Ainsi les morts ont lhonneur des larmes qui ne coulent que pour les vivants... Il y a encore une ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophy | psychologyDownloads: 191

The Pilgrims Progress

  [english | 1678]  

John Bunyan


Summary: [The Pilgrims Progress: The Third Part is a pseudepigraphic sequel to John Bunyans The Pilgrims Progress written by an anonymous author. It was published with Bunyans work in editions from 1693 to 1852 because it was believed to be written by Bunyan. It presents the pilgrimage of Tender-Conscience and his companions. In the 19th century it was bowdlerized to omit a few sexual situations and ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | religionDownloads: 454

The Princess Of Cleves

  [english | 1678]  

Madame De La Fayette


Summary: [La Princesse de Clves is a French novel regarded by many as one of the first European novels and a classic of its era. Its author is most often held to be Madame de La Fayette.Published anonymously in March 1678 and set a century earlier in the royal court of Henry II of France it recreates that era with remarkable precision. Nearly every character except the heroine is a historic figure. ...]
Genres: [fiction | romanceDownloads: 334