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La Monaca by Denis Diderot (2 star ratings)

It’s fair more explicit in the nasty parts, and it sure has a good amount of farts, riderot repulsive things, easy sense siderot humor It makes a point that regardless of how devout certain things are whether it were constrained upon you things would turn beautiful ugly There is a bit of too much emphasis in mortification, to the point that it seems as if Diderot believed Catholics liked to suffer some special kind of guilt, which is as stereotypical as you can get.

As a philosopher Diderot speculated on free will and held a completely materialistic view of the universe; he suggested all human behavior is determined by heredity.

Homoerotic love with the only nun who isn’t cruel to her seems to be the answer. She has commited all sort of sacrileges through the whole book, but oh, that doesn’t seem to matter really. Well, imagine Jane Eyre, but actually worse.

We also have some slight soap opera, concerning the jealousy of Therese, because Suzanne is the new favorite of the Mother Superior. Imagine a little gothic flavor and good prose, but a lame excuse for sending someone to a convent.

La Monaca by Denis Diderot (1 star ratings)

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I know it was a joke, but The fat lesbian Mother Superior is comically absurd, and the nun’s innocence at the Reverend Mother’s orgasm while touching her up seems designed to tickle the fancy of Diderot’s readership his male readership especially.


The exorcist even subjects Susanna to a “holy water douche” to clean the Devil from her body. Nicholas Oakley rated it it was ok Nov 16, Abdulaziz rated it did not like it Dec 02, The Mother Superior is sexually attracted to Susanna, which makes her lover Sister Theresa insanely jealous.

He rejected the Idea of Progress. Nikita Richards rated it did not like it Oct 06, Amy Li rated it did not like it Jul 08, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. When the Mother Superior contracts tuberculosis, the mojaca Theresa takes command of the monastery temporarily and misuses her power to make Susanna’s life a living hell. To download the novel? One would think that with all the books she had to read about religion to become a nun, that would become pretty evident and basic.

Denys Cherepanin rated it it was ok Sep 13, Diddrot rated it did not like it Sep 29, Certainly, the scene of confession and the means of persuasion he uses to convince her to go to the right path, are clear even though the discourse is mostly paraphrased.

Her new confessor, Dom Morel, seems to have a lot of common with her as he became a priest against his will. Lla novel about rennassaince term during 18th century bu diderot. In his opinion, the aim of progressing through technology was doomed to fail.

Manzoni e Diderot: la Monaca di Monza e la Religieuse; saggio critico

Diderot is also known as the author of the dialogue, Le Neveu de Rameau Rameau’s Nephewupon which many articles and sermons about consumer desire have been based. Want to Read saving….

It seems as if Sr. At times the occasions and her torment appeared to be perverted as well Published by Sansoni first published The unstability of the Mother Superior makes itself more evident, and from piety she goes straight to delirium. There he dideror but firmly refuted d’Alembert’s technical errors and personal positions on probability. It had some potential but the ending was rushed and I needed to reread it twice to make sure I understood it, however, the first diderrot thirds are quite engrossing.


All of this, however, is by the way, circumstantial, taken for granted as narrative practice without suggesting any literary or stylistic self-awareness. Abuse physical, emotional, possibly sexual and homophobic ideas You may be able to tell that Diderot isn’t a fan of the church.

With a dose of polyamory. Noor Aldulaimy rated it did not like it Nov 06, Want to Read saving….

Of course, it’s considerably longer than barely pages, but it will be far more rewarding. Perhaps her brother put some of her experiences into this short, terrifying tale.

The whole novel is of epistolar nature, since Suzanne writes this to a Marquis. It is a bit too strange how all the blames are on the Church, and not in the legal system which allowed this unfair couple of events to happen. The principal topics diserot their exchange are totally avoided but it seems as if Suzanne realized the nature of her superior’s true intentions, and things apparently changed for the better at the end of the book.

And of course she will always blame herself for all sorts of sexual advances she receives.

In fact he was considered to be an atheist. Thanks for telling us about the problem.