Jean-Jacques Bouchard

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Jean-Jacques Bouchard (born 30 October 1606 in Paris, died on 26 August 1641 in Rome) was a French writer. He was the son of Jean Bouchard, Secretary of the King, and Claude Merceron, a relation of Gilles Ménage, from a recently ennobled family composed of judges.[1] Bouchard was an author of erotic literature and notably published Confessions.

Main works[edit]

  • La Conjuration du comte de Fiesque, traduite de l'italien du Sgr Mascardi par le Sr de Fontenay Sainte-Geneviève et dédiée à Monseigneur l'Éminentissime Cardinal Duc de Richelieu, Paris, 1639
  • Journal I Les confessions ; Voyage de Paris à Rome ; Le carnaval à Rome, works by Jean-Jacques Bouchard, by Emanuele Kanceff, Turin, Giappichelli, 1976
  • Journal II Voyage dans le royaume de Naples ; Voyage dans la campagne de Rome, works by Jean-Jacques Bouchard, by Emanuele Kanceff, Turin, Giappichelli, 1977
  • Confessions, precedeed by "Avez-vous lu Bouchard ?" by Patrick Mauriès, Paris, le Promeneur, 2003 (ISBN 2-07-076869-4)

Bibliography[edit]

  • René Pintard, Le Libertinage érudit dans la première moitié du XVIIe siècle, Paris, Boivin, 1943, Slatkine reed., 2000

References[edit]

  1. ^ Emanuele Kanceff, "Introduction" of the Journal by Bouchard, Turin, Giappichelli, 1976, p. IX

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