The Marquis de Sade: A New Biography

3,62 valoración promedio
( 40 valoraciones por Goodreads )
 
9780806513386: The Marquis de Sade: A New Biography
Ver todas las copias de esta edición ISBN.
 
 

Book by Donald Thomas

"Sinopsis" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Reseña del editor:

Donatien-Alphonse-Francois, Marquis de Sade 1740-1814, remains a man whose name is instantly recognized but whose life is obscure. Born close to royalty in the age of aristocratic decadence, he precipitated sexual scandals in the grand manner. Alleged poisoning and unnatural practices with a group of girls in Marseilles earned him a death sentence. While hunted by the law he contrived a winter of pleasures that led to further accusations of sexual crimes.

Imprisoned on six separate occasions, De Sade spent twenty seven years under detention, escaping the guillotine while within sight of it. and spending his last years in the dubious comfort of the asylum of Charenton. For a brief period after the revolution De Sade also became a judge, opposed the death penalty, and saved some of his sworn enemies from prison or execution. He was loved to the end by women who knew the worst of him, and he was fearless in his defiance of injustice.

What manner of paradox was this man? Was he a monster or was he a man of his time, driven to excess and persecuted by his contemporaries? De Sade, an aristocrat, lived through the waning days of Louis XVI, the Revolution, the Terror and the early years of Napoleon's reign. His literary. output fills a library shelf, and even now a English-language edition of his complete writings is in the planning stages.

In this illuminating and dramatic biography, Donald Thomas puts De Sade in perspective, unraveling his complex life and thought against the turbulent background of revolutionary France and considers his legacy in the context of our own time. What manner of man could have written Juliet, Justine and 120 Days of Sodom? This book offers a key.

Biografía del autor:

Donald Thomas is the author of "The Raising of Lizzie Meek" and "Victorian Underworld" (NYU Press, 1998), which was short-listed for the Golden Dagger Award. He is also the author of seven biographies, including "Cardigan of Balaclava" and "Cochrane: Britannia's Sea-Wolf". He holds a personal chair at Cardiff University in Wales.

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Donald Thomas
Publicado por Carol Publishing Group,U.S. (1992)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Cantidad disponible: > 20
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Carol Publishing Group,U.S., 1992. PAP. Condición: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. del artículo: IQ-9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 10,64
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,22
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Thomas, Donald
Publicado por Kensington Publishing Corporation 9/19/1992 (1992)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Paperback or Softback Cantidad disponible: 10
Librería
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Kensington Publishing Corporation 9/19/1992, 1992. Paperback or Softback. Condición: New. The Marquis de Sade: A New Biography. Book. Nº de ref. del artículo: BBS-9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 14,65
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Donald Thomas
Publicado por Citadel (2018)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: > 20
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Citadel, 2018. Paperback. Condición: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Nº de ref. del artículo: 0806513381

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,47
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 1,61
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Thomas, Donald
Publicado por KENSINGTON 1992-09 (1992)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Cantidad disponible: 5
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Chiron Media
(Wallingford, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción KENSINGTON 1992-09, 1992. Condición: New. This item is printed on demand. Brand new book, sourced directly from publisher. Dispatch time is 24-48 hours from our warehouse. Book will be sent in robust, secure packaging to ensure it reaches you securely. Nº de ref. del artículo: NU-LSI-06857394

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 12,27
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,50
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Donald Thomas
Publicado por Carol Publishing Group,U.S., United States (1992)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 10
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Carol Publishing Group,U.S., United States, 1992. Paperback. Condición: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Donatien-Alphonse-Francois, Marquis de Sade 1740-1814, remains a man whose name is instantly recognized but whose life is obscure. Born close to royalty in the age of aristocratic decadence, he precipitated sexual scandals in the grand manner. Alleged poisoning and unnatural practices with a group of girls in Marseilles earned him a death sentence. While hunted by the law he contrived a winter of pleasures that led to further accusations of sexual crimes. Imprisoned on six separate occasions, De Sade spent twenty seven years under detention, escaping the guillotine while within sight of it. and spending his last years in the dubious comfort of the asylum of Charenton. For a brief period after the revolution De Sade also became a judge, opposed the death penalty, and saved some of his sworn enemies from prison or execution. He was loved to the end by women who knew the worst of him, and he was fearless in his defiance of injustice. What manner of paradox was this man? Was he a monster or was he a man of his time, driven to excess and persecuted by his contemporaries? De Sade, an aristocrat, lived through the waning days of Louis XVI, the Revolution, the Terror and the early years of Napoleon s reign. His literary. output fills a library shelf, and even now a English-language edition of his complete writings is in the planning stages. In this illuminating and dramatic biography, Donald Thomas puts De Sade in perspective, unraveling his complex life and thought against the turbulent background of revolutionary France and considers his legacy in the context of our own time. What manner of man could have written Juliet, Justine and 120 Days of Sodom? This book offers a key. Nº de ref. del artículo: AAV9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 16,94
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Donald Thomas
Publicado por Carol Publishing Group,U.S., United States (1992)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 10
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Book Depository International
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Carol Publishing Group,U.S., United States, 1992. Paperback. Condición: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Donatien-Alphonse-Francois, Marquis de Sade 1740-1814, remains a man whose name is instantly recognized but whose life is obscure. Born close to royalty in the age of aristocratic decadence, he precipitated sexual scandals in the grand manner. Alleged poisoning and unnatural practices with a group of girls in Marseilles earned him a death sentence. While hunted by the law he contrived a winter of pleasures that led to further accusations of sexual crimes. Imprisoned on six separate occasions, De Sade spent twenty seven years under detention, escaping the guillotine while within sight of it. and spending his last years in the dubious comfort of the asylum of Charenton. For a brief period after the revolution De Sade also became a judge, opposed the death penalty, and saved some of his sworn enemies from prison or execution. He was loved to the end by women who knew the worst of him, and he was fearless in his defiance of injustice. What manner of paradox was this man? Was he a monster or was he a man of his time, driven to excess and persecuted by his contemporaries? De Sade, an aristocrat, lived through the waning days of Louis XVI, the Revolution, the Terror and the early years of Napoleon s reign. His literary. output fills a library shelf, and even now a English-language edition of his complete writings is in the planning stages. In this illuminating and dramatic biography, Donald Thomas puts De Sade in perspective, unraveling his complex life and thought against the turbulent background of revolutionary France and considers his legacy in the context of our own time. What manner of man could have written Juliet, Justine and 120 Days of Sodom? This book offers a key. Nº de ref. del artículo: AAV9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 16,99
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Donald Thomas
Publicado por Citadel
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: > 20
Librería
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Citadel. Paperback. Condición: New. 348 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.1in. x 0.9in.Donatien-Alphonse-Francois, Marquis de Sade 1740-1814, remains a man whose name is instantly recognized but whose life is obscure. Born close to royalty in the age of aristocratic decadence, he precipitated sexual scandals in the grand manner. Alleged poisoning and unnatural practices with a group of girls in Marseilles earned him a death sentence. While hunted by the law he contrived a winter of pleasures that led to further accusations of sexual crimes. Imprisoned on six separate occasions, De Sade spent twenty seven years under detention, escaping the guillotine while within sight of it. and spending his last years in the dubious comfort of the asylum of Charenton. For a brief period after the revolution De Sade also became a judge, opposed the death penalty, and saved some of his sworn enemies from prison or execution. He was loved to the end by women who knew the worst of him, and he was fearless in his defiance of injustice. What manner of paradox was this man Was he a monster or was he a man of his time, driven to excess and persecuted by his contemporaries De Sade, an aristocrat, lived through the waning days of Louis XVI, the Revolution, the Terror and the early years of Napoleons reign. His literary. output fills a library shelf, and even now a English-language edition of his complete writings is in the planning stages. In this illuminating and dramatic biography, Donald Thomas puts De Sade in perspective, unraveling his complex life and thought against the turbulent background of revolutionary France and considers his legacy in the context of our own time. What manner of man could have written Juliet, Justine and 120 Days of Sodom This book offers a key. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Nº de ref. del artículo: 9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 17,15
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Donald Thomas
Publicado por Citadel (1998)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Paperback Cantidad disponible: 10
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Citadel, 1998. Paperback. Condición: New. Nº de ref. del artículo: INGM9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 13,39
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 4,02
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Thomas, Donald
Publicado por Citadel
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo PAPERBACK Cantidad disponible: > 20
Librería
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Citadel. PAPERBACK. Condición: New. 0806513381 Special order direct from the distributor. Nº de ref. del artículo: ING9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 15,78
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 5,65
De Canada a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Donald Thomas; Tony Thomas
Publicado por KENSINGTON (1998)
ISBN 10: 0806513381 ISBN 13: 9780806513386
Nuevo Tapa blanda Cantidad disponible: 1
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Valoración
[?]

Descripción KENSINGTON, 1998. Condición: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Nº de ref. del artículo: GM9780806513386

Más información sobre este vendedor | Contactar al vendedor

Comprar nuevo
EUR 18,67
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,99
De Alemania a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda