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by Jean Stewart, B.C.J.G. Knight, Suzanne Sale, Gilbert Sale, Stendhal
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All the World's a Page
All the World's a Page rated it 7 years ago
At first I really loved Stendhal's essays on Love. His theory is that the pains of love are necessary in order to "crystallize" the object of one's love, which basically is a process of transcendence from the real to the ideal, a state which is necessary in real, passionate love. Furthermore, Stendh...
Boston Bibliophile
Boston Bibliophile rated it 7 years ago
Charming, diverting essay by the famed French novelist on the subject that dominated so much of his fiction-love. His views about women are outdated and not always easy to read, but overall the book is delightful and the Hesperus edition is beautifully packaged with French flaps and evocative cover ...
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