Françoise de Graffigny Bibliography

Lettres d'une P‚ruvienne 1747
Modelled on Montesquieu's Lettres Persanes, Letters from a Peruvian Woman is a love story combined with social commentary centred on a captive Inca princess brought to France. A second edition appeared in 1752 and the novel remained popular throughout the eighteenth century.
C‚nie 1750
Drama in which an orphaned girl discovers that her governess is in fact her mother.
La fille d'Aristide 1758
Graffigny's second play, Aristide's Daughter was performed at the Com‚die Fran‡aise in May and failed miserably.