Lezione del 22 marzo 2016

Prima e seconda lezione del 22 marzo 2016 del corso di Storia della filosofia.

Il corso riprenderà giovedì 31 marzo e seguirà il calendario pubblicato. Ricordo ancora che gli studenti troveranno programma, calendario, materiale e link alle lezioni già pubblicate su Formazione on line – Unisalento.

 

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A treasure revealed: Mme de Graffigny’s correspondence finally published after 250 years

Voltaire Foundation

Françoise de Graffigny Françoise de Graffigny by Pierre-Augustin Clavareau. Lunéville, musée du château des Lumières. Photo: T. Franz, Conseil départemental 54.

On International Women’s Day, join us in celebrating the publication next month of the final volume of letters of pioneering writer and salon hostess, Madame de Graffigny. It will mark the completion of over 30 years of impeccable editing of La Correspondance de Mme de Graffigny and bring to a close the story of Mme de Graffigny’s lost papers which began over 250 years ago.

When Mme de Graffigny died on 12 December 1758, she was the world’s most famous living woman writer. Despite the failure of her last play, La Fille d’Aristide (1758), she was admired throughout Europe for her novel, Lettres d’une Péruvienne (1747), and her drama, Cénie (1750), both huge popular successes. The publication of volume 15 of Mme de Graffigny’s correspondence brings us to her death, and…

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