Justine, Philosophy in the Bedroom, and Other Writings - Book 2, Personal Writings : Chapter 1, Chronology Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, Personal Writings : Chapter 1, Chronology Summary

In this chapter a scholar gives more information about the Marquis himself. In this case it is a set of writings. Readers might be aware of the wisdom in checking their editions. The Marquis de Sade is well known enough that there will typically be more than one publisher printing his works in English at any given time.

The author's name was a point of relevance. For whatever reason, he ended up with the first names Donatien-Alphonse-Francois, rather than Louis-Aldonse-Donatien. Strangely enough, this turned out, according to scholars, to be a more pressing matter than anyone had foreseen.

In 1754 and 1755 the Marquis found his way into the Light Infantry. This proved to be a little more challenging than they had originally planned. It required that a geneologist discover evidence of the familial line of nobility...

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