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Laclos

Pierre Choderlos de . 1741--1803, French soldier and writer, noted for his novel in epistolary form Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782)
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The fatigue is chiefly the making of Elmer Gatchalians adaptation of the Laclos novel.
Laclos's quintessentially metropolitan fiction (with its Rousseauesque intertext) is, however, reworked into a parody that engages with fundamentally colonial anxieties.
Diferentemente daqueles casos, neste novo livro, contudo, o autor aborda de que maneira houve o aparecimento do romance moderno, ao transcender, concomitantemente, tanto o controle do imaginario forjado pela etica religiosa quanto por aquele construido pelo discurso cientifico, dando enfase aos casos de Dom Quixote, de Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616), As relacoes perigosas, de Pierre Ambroise Francois Choderlos de Laclos (1741-1803), Moll Flanders, de Daniel Defoe (c.1660-1731), e Tristram Shandy, de Laurence Sterne (1713-1768).
Pierre Choderlos de Laclos' scandalous novel has been realised as an opera, radio play, television series and a number of films - not least the Glenn Close/John Malkovich version regarded by most as pretty near definitive.
NEW YORK A Brooklyn Academy of Music presentation of a play in one act by Heiner Muller, translated by Jean Jourdheuil and Beatrice Perregaux, based on the novel "Les Liaisons dangereuses" by Pierre Choderlos de Laclos. Conceived and directed by Robert Wilson.
(6) Lisa Algazi discusses Stendhal's known debt, in the section of De l'Amour devoted to women's education, to Sidney Smith as well as his possible debt therein to Charles Fourier (2005 30-32); his proximity to Choderlos de Laclos, who similarly lamented the state of women's education in his treatise on the subject, is also significant.
As a cross-cultural adaptation of Choderlos de Laclos's 1782 novel Les Liaisons dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons), Untold Scandal depicts Chosun aristocratic culture in a very unconventional way: In lieu of royal families, famed artists, or oppressed feudal women, the clandestine libertine sexcapades of the ruling yangban class come into narrative focus.
This section will argue that Baudelaire's attempt to define and understand evil was significantly influenced, both directly and indirectly, by four writers, three from the Enlightenment era and one from the post-Romantic era: de Maistre on religion; Laclos on society; Sade on nature; Poe on modernity.
Consider the collaborative translation of an epistolary novel of the eighteenth century such as Choderclos de Laclos' Les liaisons dangereuses (1782) when the dangerous acquaintances of the exchange of letters written by the two flirty libertines trifling with free love--Vicomte de Valmont and Marquise de Merteuil--now translated by two partners, a male translator and a female translator working together on their erotic intrigues against the innocent beloved--Madame Marie de Tourvel and other victims.
(26) Anne Deneys-Tunney, Ecritures du corps: de Descartes a Laclos (Paris: PUF, 1992) 133.
WHEN French Captain Choderlos de Laclos wrote Dangerous Liaisons more than 200 years ago, it was more shocking than Footballers' Wives crossed with a Jerry Sadowitz gig.
Burgin's work leads naturally back to Bastide's text, a fascinating document that draws comparisons to Choderlos de Laclos's Les Liaisons dangereuses (1782) and de Sade's La Philosophie dans le boudoir (1795), as well as Roland Barthes's lesson on the techniques of narrative seduction in S/Z (1970).