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Publishing Marie-Catherine de Villedieu
There appeared through Barbin of Paris, in stages, a six-volume historical novel or collection of tales, Le Journal Amoureux, which began as a project of MCV for adapting a work by another writer.
Cuénin, Micheline. Roman et société sous Louis XIV : Madame de Villedieu (Marie-Catherine Desjardins 1640-1683). Atelier Reproduction des Thèses & Librairie Honoré; Champion, 1979.
Morrissette, Bruce Archer. The Life and Works of Marie-Catherine Desjardins. 1947.
Klein, Nancy Deighton. The Female Protagonist in the Nouvelles of Madame de Villedieu. Peter Lang, 1992.
Textual Production Marie-Madeleine de Lafayette
This book, set in the period which in England was Elizabethan , became notorious before publication through private salon readings. When published in Paris by Barbin , with the author's name withheld, it was immediately...
Textual Production Marie-Catherine de Villedieu
She then turned, not to Barbin, but to Jean Ribou in 1667 to publish a short novel, Anaxandre. Next year she returned to Barbin to publish a pastoral novel, Carmente, described on its...


By the end of April 1699
The first volume of François de Fénelon 's Télémaque appeared at Paris, and was quickly suppressed.