chapter  2
The Art of Deception: L’Isle des Hermaphrodites in the Context of the Age of Discoveries
Pages 17

If there is one thing the various scholars dealing with early modern Utopias might agree on, it is that most of them are quite a tedious read. And to come to the point right away: despite its somewhat auspicious title, L’Isle des Hermaphrodites (The Island of Hermaphrodites), the Utopian novel discussed here, is no exception.