Catherine de Medici: Five Portraits

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Who was Catherine de Medici? The answer to this question depends largely on one's religion and politics. Catherine de Medici: Five Portraits examines historically this great queen from the standpoint of her contemporaries and later writers. The primary focus is Catherine as seen in five works of French literature: Madame de La Fayette's La Princesse de Cleves , Honore de Balzac's Sur Catherine de Medicis , Alexandre Dumas pere's La Reine Margot, Henri III et sa cour , and Prosper Merimee's Chronique du regne de ...

Catherine de Medici: Five Portraits 2002, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780820461144

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