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FCS292 Lecture 3 Jan 23 ReviewStudy Questions(Written Assignment) -> next weekToday-concept of lovein 18th century-Enlightenment portrait of a female “libertine”-literary/cultural commentaryMichael Foucault “The Use of Pleasure” (history of sexuality, vet 2) Incipit” = latin word for “beginning” Background information In the 18th Century: Louis XVI and Marie AntoinetteAncien regime - the old order of things.. the monarchy Marie Antoinette - Austrian. Sexual affairs, overspending.. Louis XVI - feeble man, indecisive. French and Austrians were alliesLost to the British - caused people to become upsetAt court, monarchy and nobility enjoyed lavish lifestyles Rumours circulated that one of their sons was the son of a count (with whom Marie Antoinette had an affair) Bourgeois model of love - Madame de Tourvel (bourgeoisie = (a little lower)not part of the aristocracy)Madame de Merteuil makes fun of Madame de Tourvel in the way she dressesMadame Rosemonde (Valmont’s aunt)
Models of love in the novel:

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