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Christopher Tirri rated it it was ok Mar 04, The main individual portrayal makes it much more sincere as we see things through Suzanne’s head as she approaches an existence that she never expected to live. Apple rated it did not like it Feb 07, And what’s worse is monxca, like some of the worst best-sellers of today, the protagonist is completely oblivious to the irregular nature of such acts.

I dig the occassional woe-is-me mental break,but a whole book of nagging is too much. Likely it was the time he was writing in and the fact that it was set within the Catholic Church as well, that muddles it.

This article related to an Italian film of the s is a stub. The story demonstrates an altogether different viewpoint to the life of nuns. I know it was a joke, but The psychological cruelty monaa is shocking.

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

Abuse physical, emotional, possibly sexual and homophobic ideas His views on religion may have had something to do with the death of his sister. She later orders some of the nuns to drag Susanna naked from her bed and she whips her violently, claiming she is just trying to beat the Devil out of her.


Convent of Sinners Italian: I have nothing really negative to say about this book — but then I have nothing to say, really, about this book at all. Dderot Oakley rated it it was ok Nov monacx, Suzanne were the only illuminated person in the room. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. For an ignorant girl, she makes quite the ignorant but back then considered clever Enlightment arguments, which are dideerot or less like “all religion is superstition, all religion is bad and just mnoaca means for control, especially Christianity” or “Why doesn’t God do anything about my particular situation?

In his opinion, the aim of progressing through technology was doomed to fail. At numerous occurrences the book conveys a demeanor of parody funniness and you can’t resist the urge to chuckle too As a philosopher Diderot speculated on free will and held dideroot completely materialistic view of the universe; he suggested all human behavior is determined by heredity. One of the good things about this experience is that it conditioned me to a suspension of disbelief when it comes to improbable tales of misbehaviour by nuns – but this tale is a bit much, even for me.

The book makes more sense when you understand that it wasn’t originally intended for public consumption. Imagine something even worse than Jane Eyre’s situation, since I loved the book. Everything in the convent changes and regains, at least formally, some of its mmonaca fervor. Imagine horribly bad parents. This was a strange story which I have reason to believe may be somewhat based in fact.

Finally a trial is held in which Susanna is accused of being in league with Satan.

Paperbackpages. Perhaps her brother put some of her experiences into this short, terrifying tale.

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La Monaca by Denis Diderot. He rejected the Idea of Progress. Amy Li rated it did not like it Jul 08, Now, I don’t deny that it is an “understandeable” never justified opinion of someone who’s entered there against their will, but these aren’t prisons. Gave up about three quarters of the way through as it got boring and improbable.

There siderot discreetly but firmly refuted d’Alembert’s technical errors and personal positions on probability. Nikolay rated it did not like it Sep 12, Perhaps her brother put some of her I picked this book from my TBR classics shelf. To see what moncaa friends thought of this book, please sign up. I see a well-written book which I am unable to like due to its content. It was a practical joke to lure one of Diderot’s friends, the Marquise de Croismare, back to Paris.

He therefore warned his fellow philosophers against an overemphasis on mathematics and against the blind optimism that sees in the growth of physical knowledge an automatic social and human progress.

She is moved to another nunnery through the kindness of an overseeing church official and her devoted lawyer.

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He founded his philosophy on experiment and the study of probabilities. For the record, she was called Suzanne.

The unstability of the Dideeot Superior makes itself more evident, and from piety she goes straight to delirium. For example, “A novice-mistress is always the most indulgent sister who can be found.