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The Juggler: Marguerite Eymery Vallet Rachilde


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The Juggler (La Jongleuse) is a "decadent" novel that was first published in 1900. Its author, Marguerite Eymery Vallette (1860-1953), who used the pseudonym Rachilde, was a prolific novelist (over sixty works of fiction), playwright, literary critic and reviewer, and a forceful presence in French literary society of her time. The protagonist of the novel, Eliante Donalger, is in some sense an exaggerated double for her creator--bizarre in appearance, clothing, and interests. Instinctively grasping a medical and ...

The Juggler: Marguerite Eymery Vallet Rachilde 1990, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813515946