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Soon she taught us pleasure, and we abandoned ourselves to her promptings, with no idea of the consequences.

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A comparable trope that Diderot must have known is found in the ribald fabliau. Some of the plots and remarks were recognisable as lampoons of current political issues.

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Showing of 2 reviews. As political history, the novel is a good example of how edgy intellectuals like Diderot or like Galileo before him had to suck up to royalty in Diderot’s iniscreet, King Louis XV and his mistress Madame de Pampadour in order to gain patronage or at least benign disregard. We use cookies to give you the jeweels possible experience. Books by Denis Diderot.

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