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The last love of an Emperor

Mercy-Argenteau, Louise comtesse de

The last love of an Emperor

reminiscences of the Comtesse Louise de Mercy-Argenteau née Princesse de Caraman-Chimay ; describing her association with the Emperor Napoléon III, and the social and political part she played at the close of the Second Empire

by Mercy-Argenteau, Louise comtesse de

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Napoleon -- III, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1808-1873.,
  • France -- Politics and government -- 1852-1870,
  • France -- Court and courtiers

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by La Comtesse de Montrigand.
    ContributionsMontrigand, comtesse de
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC280 M45
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 302 p. :
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15003858M

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    The Last Emperor: Truth and Misleading In , a film came into theaters across the globe about China’s last emperor. The Last Emperor, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, shows the life of Pu-Yi from when he enters the Forbidden City at age three to become emperor of China, to his final days as a . I really love The Last Emperor. Its one of the greatest epics ever made. I can't count how many times ive seen it. Its also one of those movies that have great replay value, to me atleast. Every time I watch it I feel like I find something new. Some small detail that escaped me previously. It always sends me on a 2 hour wiki quest for knowledge.

    "The last emperor to be crowned here was Aisin Gioro Pu Yi," she announces. "He was three years old. He died in " Ed. Notes: The film makers slightly altered the time line of Pu Yi's early life. Re, The Emperor of China, Pu Yi was only two years of age when he was invested. The winner of nine Academy Awards, including Best Picture, The Last Emperor is a stunning example of an historical movie of outstanding quality. Director Bernardo Bertolucci and his team have successfully managed to create an intensely personal movie, humanizing a culture with a thoughtful and provocative depiction of a man at its center.


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The Last Love of an Emperor: reminiscences of the Comtesse Louise de Mercy-Argenteau, née Princesse de Caraman-Chimay, describing her association with the Emperor Napoléon III and the social and political part she played at the close of the Second Empire.

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I appreciate Bertolucci’s usage of Chinese customs and culture with a respectful display and earnest reverence in The Last s: The Last Emperor (Italian: L'ultimo imperatore; Chinese: 末代皇帝) is a epic biographical drama film, directed by Bernardo Bertolucci, about the life of Puyi, the last Emperor of China, whose autobiography was the basis for the screenplay written by Bertolucci and Mark ndently produced by Jeremy Thomas, it was directed by Bertolucci and released in by Columbia.

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