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    Monsieur Venus: A Materialist Novel (Texts and Translations) (Paperback)(English / French) By (author) Rachilde, Edited by Liz Constable, Translated by Melanie Hawthorne

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    DescriptionWhen the rich and well-connected Raoule de Venerande becomes enamored of Jacques Silvert, a poor young man who makes artificial flowers for a living, she turns him into her mistress and eventually into her wife. Raoule's suitor, a cigar-smoking former hussar officer, becomes an accomplice in the complications that ensue."


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    Title
    Monsieur Venus
    Subtitle
    A Materialist Novel
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Rachilde, Edited by Liz Constable, Translated by Melanie Hawthorne
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 213 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    French
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780873529303
    ISBN 10: 0873529308
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    B&T General Subject: 360
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    DC21: 843.912
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21110
    Ingram Subject Code: FC
    Libri: I-FC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 74
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET050
    Ingram Theme: CULT/FRANCE
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    DC22: 843/.912
    BISAC V2.8: FIC019000
    LC classification: PQ2643.A323 M6213 2004
    Thema V1.0: FB
    BIC E4L: GNR
    Publisher
    Modern Language Association of America
    Imprint name
    Modern Language Association of America
    Publication date
    30 October 2004
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "The novel may still outrage some readers, but it has become a key text for students of fin de siecle literature, women writers, and gender studies." --English Showalter"