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The Marquise of O--, and Other Stories


From 'The Marquis of O--', in which a woman is made pregnant without her knowledge, to the vivid and inexplicable suffering portrayed in 'The Earthquake in Chile', his stories are those of a man swimming against the tide of the German Enlightenment, unable to believe in the idealistic humanism of his day, and who sees human nature as irrational, ambiguous and baffling. It is this loss of faith, together witrh his vulnerability and disequilibrium, his pronounced sense of evil, his desperate challenge to established values ...

The Marquise of O and Other Stories 1978, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140443592

Trade paperback

The Marquise of O--, and Other Stories 1973, Frederick Ungar

ISBN-13: 9780804463652

Unknown binding

The Marquise of O--, and other stories. 1973, Ungar, New York

ISBN-13: 9780804424783