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Letters of a Portuguese nun : uncovering the mystery behind a seventeenth-century forbidden love, a historical mystery

Author: Myriam Cyr; Mariana Alcoforado; Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne Guilleragues, vicomte de
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Letter authorship now attributed to Guilleragues (as fiction), instead of the traditional attribution to Marianna Alcoforado; the author argues for the original attribution and includes her own translations of the letters.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Biographies
Correspondance
Named Person: Mariana Alcoforado; Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne Guilleragues, vicomte de; Mariana Alcoforado; Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne Guilleragues, vicomte de; Mariana Alcoforado
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myriam Cyr; Mariana Alcoforado; Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne Guilleragues, vicomte de
ISBN: 0786869119 9780786869114 1401360165 9781401360160
OCLC Number: 63204203
Notes: Letter authorship now attributed to Guilleragues (as fiction), instead of the traditional attribution to Marianna Alcoforado; the author argues for the original attribution and includes her own translations of the letters.
Map on endpapers.
"Miramax books."
Description: xx, 236 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Mariana's world --
War, politics, and the French --
Love, a matter of happenstance --
Where lovers meet --
The return --
Chamilly --
The letters, a controversy --
Mariana.
Responsibility: Myriam Cyr.

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Letter authorship now attributed to Guilleragues (as fiction), instead of the traditional attribution to Marianna Alcoforado; the author argues for the original attribution and includes her own translations of the letters.

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