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Acier, Michel Victor 1736-1799

Overview
Works: 2 works in 2 publications in 2 languages and 36 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Epistolary fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Periodicals 
Roles: Illustrator
Classifications: PQ2011, 843.5
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Most widely held works by Michel Victor Acier
Persian letters by Charles de Secondat Montesquieu( Book )

1 edition published in 1820 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This novel tells the story of two Persian noblemen who have left their country - the modern Iran - to journey to Europe in search of wisdom. As they travel, they write home to wives and eunuchs in the harem and to friends in France and elsewhere. Their colourful observations on the culture differences between West and East conjure up Eastern sensuality, repression and cruelty in contrast to the freer, more civilized West - but here also unworthy nobles and bishops, frivolous women of fashion and conceited people of all kinds are satirized
 
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Audience level: 0.86 (from 0.52 for Persian le ... to 0.87 for Petr Ilič ...)

Alternative Names
Dassier, Michel Victor

Dassier Michel Victor 1736-1799

Michel-Victor Acier ceramista, scultore e modello francese

Michel-Victor Acier ceramista y escultor francés

Michel Victor Acier Frans pottenbakker (-)

Michel Victor Acier Frans pottenbakker (1736-1799)

Michel Victor Acier französischer Bildhauer

Michel Victor Acier French ceramist, model and sculptor

Асье, Мишель-Виктор

Асьє Мішель-Віктор

Languages
German (1)

French (1)