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The pure and the impure

Author: Colette
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, [1967] ©1967
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It was Colette's desire to add to the limited treasury of truthful insights into love, into the mysteries of love in its many forms. She used her customery semifictional formula to report on the behavior, the mores, reflexes, instincts of women, especially as sentient, desiring creatures drawn to similarities and even to substitutes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Colette, 1873-1954.
Pure and the impure.
New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux [1967]
(OCoLC)574143188
Online version:
Colette, 1873-1954.
Pure and the impure.
New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux [1967]
(OCoLC)607675979
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colette
ISBN: 094032248X 9780940322486
OCLC Number: 1167928
Notes: Translation of Le pur et l'impur.
Description: 174 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Pur et l'impur.
Responsibility: translated by Herma Briffault ; with an introduction by Janet Flanner.

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It was Colette's desire to add to the limited treasury of truthful insights into love, into the mysteries of love in its many forms. She used her customery semifictional formula to report on the behavior, the mores, reflexes, instincts of women, especially as sentient, desiring creatures drawn to similarities and even to substitutes.

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