Jesuits vs Libertines, or a Clash of Cultures in 17th Century France

By Christopher Davis | J’estimerois ma langue et ma plume criminelles de lèze-Majesté si je ne les armais contre ce monstre de libertinage.[1] This ill-written doorstop of a quarto, masquerading as a work of erudition, was penned between December 1622 and March 1623 by the Jesuit François Garasse and published in August 1623 in Paris […]