Roxana, the fortunate mistress

or, A history of the life and vast variety of fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, afterwards called the Countess de Wintselheim in Germany, being the person known by the name of Lady Roxana in the time of Charles II
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Women -- Europe -- Fiction, Mistresses -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Charles II, 1660-1685 -- Fiction, Europe -- History -- 17th century -- Fiction, Women -- Great Britain -- Fi

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Other titlesFortunate mistress.
StatementDaniel Defoe ; with an introd. by James Southerland ; and woodcuts by Bernd Kroeber.
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LC ClassificationsPR3404 .F6 1976
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 256 p., [12] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4948797M
LC Control Number76376810

Roxana, the Fortunate Mistress book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Daniel Defoe's last novel Roxana is perhaps his d /5(). Roxana (), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune.

Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past/5(49).

INTRODUCTION. In March,was published the narrative in which Defoe came, perhaps even nearer than in Moll Flanders, to writing what we to-day call a novel, namely: The Fortunate Mistress; or, a History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de' Belau; afterwards called the Countess of Wintelsheim, in the Person known by the name of the Lady Roxana, in.

Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress or, A History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau afterwards call’d The Countess de Wintselsheim, in GERMANY. Being the Person known by the Name of the Lady Roxana, in the Time of King Charles II by Daniel Defoe is Reviews:   The Fortunate Mistress (Parts 1 and 2) or a History of the Life of Mademoiselle de Beleau Known by the Name of the Lady Roxana Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Historical fiction Subject: Picaresque literature Subject: Mistresses -- Fiction Subject: Adventure stories Subject.

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The full title of the novel is Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress Or, a History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de novel concerns the story of an unnamed "fallen woman", the second time Defoe created such a character (the first was a similar female character in Moll Flanders).

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The novel concerns the story of an unnamed fallen woman, the second time Defoe created such a character (the first was a similar female character in Moll. Daniel Defoe ROXANA: FORTUNATE MISTRESS Easton Press 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover Norwalk Connecticut Easton Press Fine, Leather Bound.

Book accented in 22kt gold. Printed on archival paper with gilded edges. The endsheets are of moire fabric with a silk ribbon page Rating: % positive. Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress is a novel by Daniel Defoe. We use cookies to provide services, traffic analysis, and ad personalization. Data are shared with our partners.

Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress (full title: The Fortunate Mistress: Or, A History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim, in Germany, Being the Person known by the Name of the Lady Roxana, in the Time of King Charles II) is a novel by Daniel Defoe.

Roxana is “perhaps the period’s most famous whore,” but this is a title she accepts with grace: Roxana refers to herself as “Man-Woman,” neither male nor female, “something shocking to Nature” in both her relationship with marriage and her overall outlook on life (Defoe, and ; Maurer, ).

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out of 5 stars A fortunate mistress indeed. Reviewed in France on Aug Verified Purchase. The book was in excellent condition, new, uncreased. As for the story, I had to read in, i preparation for an exam. Not my usual style, as I find a great deal of the book is just enumerating men she went out with, and how much she made from 4/5(43).

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