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The Heptameron

Author: Marguerite, Queen consort of Henry II King of Navarre; Paul A Chilton
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin Books, 1984.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The stories of the Heptameron are related by five men and five women for their amusement and edification after they have taken refuge in a Pyrenean Abbey from a series of disasters. Their subjects range from the bawdy to the romantic, from anti-clerical humor to serious reflections on spiritual matters.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Romance fiction
Translations
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marguerite, Queen consort of Henry II King of Navarre; Paul A Chilton
ISBN: 014044355X 9780140443554
OCLC Number: 11013592
Language Note: Translation of: L'heptaméron.
Notes: Translation of: Heptaméron.
Description: 542 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: The text --
The storytellers --
The stories --
Translations --
Translatability --
Biographical and historical summary --
The names of the storytellers --
The heptameron --
Summaries of the stories.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Heptaméron.
Responsibility: Marguerite de Navarre ; translated with an introduction by P.A. Chilton.

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The stories of the Heptameron are related by five men and five women for their amusement and edification after they have taken refuge in a Pyrenean Abbey from a series of disasters. Their subjects range from the bawdy to the romantic, from anti-clerical humor to serious reflections on spiritual matters.

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