Evariste-Désiré de Parny, 'Le Paradis perdu'

June 30, 2009|
Evariste-Désiré de Parny, 'Le Paradis perdu' by Ritchie Robertson
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Evariste-D sir de Parny, though largely forgotten now, was well known in the nineteenth century for his lyric poems, especially the Po sies Erotiques (1778-81), and the prose-poems in Chansons Mad casses (1787). He also wrote much humorous verse, including the anti-religious La Guerre des Dieux (1799) and Le Paradis perdu (1805). The latter is a parody of Milton's Paradise Lost in four relatively short cantos. It gives a central place to the War in Heaven, casting Satan as a revolutionary. It is highly entertaining in itself, and also an important example of parody as critical response to an original text.
Title:Evariste-Désiré de Parny, 'Le Paradis perdu'Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:102 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.21 inShipping dimensions:102 pages, 9.21 X 6.14 X 0.21 inPublished:June 30, 2009Publisher:Modern Humanities ResearchLanguage:French

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ISBN - 10:0947623906

ISBN - 13:9780947623906

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