Zayde: A Spanish Romance - Other Voice in Early Modern Europe (Hardback)Marie-Madeleine Pioche de la Vergne (author)
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Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 446 g
Dimensions: 236 x 163 x 19 mm
"This is a reader-friendly text, highly recommended for a diverse public, including those interested in the early modern novel or in literature by women."--Laura Dennis-Bay "Women in French Studies "
"This is a work that can be used in a variety--Faith E. Beasley "French Forum "
"Paige's lively introduction takes the reader into the rapidly evolving world of seventeenth-century French literary prose. . . . The superb translation makes accessible and enjoyable Lafayette's sometimes complex syntax and the idiosyncrasies of her prose."--Nathalie Hester "Renaissance Quarterly "
"With its thorough introduction, clear and informative footnotes, and extensive bibliography, Paige's "Zayde" will bring a fresh view of Lafayette's work to the English public."--John D. Lyons "MLR "
"This is a work that can be used in a variety of classroom settings, such as courses on romance, the development of the novel, print culture, courses in women's studies, and on early conceptions of 'orientalism'. . . . Paige's English edition is thorough, painstakingly produced, accurate, nuanced, and elegant. It is quite simply a model translation of a difficult text. He is to be congratulated for making Lafayette's complex prose so readable and clear. It is truly a pleasure to read this translation."--Faith E. Beasley "French Forum ""
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