Eroticizing the Exotic in Eighteenth-Century French Literature

FR8040-CaraWIlson.mp4
April 25, 2016

Cara Wilson, a graduate student in Hanna Roman’s spring 2016 “Rethinking the Enlightenment French Novel” class, discusses how the development of reading for pleasure, and specifically the pleasure derived from reading depictions of the foreign and the exotic, was both a physical and metaphysical experience.

Title

Eroticizing the Exotic in Eighteenth-Century French Literature

Date

April 25, 2016

Description

Cara Wilson, a graduate student in Hanna Roman’s spring 2016 “Rethinking the Enlightenment French Novel” class, discusses how the development of reading for pleasure, and specifically the pleasure derived from reading depictions of the foreign and the exotic, was both a physical and metaphysical experience.

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English

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1 video

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Vanderbilt University

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FR8040-CaraWIlson.mp4

Citation

Vanderbilt University and Wilson, Cara L., “Eroticizing the Exotic in Eighteenth-Century French Literature,” Gallery, accessed October 17, 2019, https://gallery.library.vanderbilt.edu/items/show/2553.