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Joan DeJean is a Trustee Professor of French at the University of Pennsylvania. She is the author of a number of books, most recently Ancients against Moderns: Culture Wars and the Making of a Fin de Siècle and The Reinvention of Obscenity: Sex, Lies, and Tabloids in Early Modern France, both published by the University of Chicago Press.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Montpensier, Anne-Marie-Louise d'Orl‚eans, duchesse de, 1627-1693 Correspondence, Motteville, Franūcoise de, d, 1689 Correspondence, Princesses France Correspondence, Ladies-in-waiting France Correspondence, France History Louis XIV, 1643-1715, France Court and courtiers History 17th century, Marriage, Sex role