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Author Cyr, Myriam, 1960-

Title Letters of a Portuguese nun : uncovering the mystery behind a seventeenth-century forbidden love, a historical mystery / Myriam Cyr.

Imprint New York : Hyperion, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    869.6 Alcoforado,M CYR    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Non-Fiction    869.6 Alcoforado,M CYR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xx, 236 p. ; 20 cm.
Note 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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-234).
Subject Alcoforado, Mariana, 1640-1723.
Guilleragues, Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne, vicomte de, 1628-1685. Lettres portugaises.
Nuns -- Portugal -- Biography.
Nuns -- Portugal -- Correspondence.
Love-letters -- Portugal -- Women authors.
Added Author Alcoforado, Mariana, 1640-1723.
Guilleragues, Gabriel Joseph de Lavergne, vicomte de, 1628-1685. Lettres portugaises. English.
ISBN 0786869119
9780786869114
1401360165 (pbk.) : $12.95
9781401360160 (pkb.) : $12.95

 
    
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