The title "Lise fessée" translates to "Spanked Lise". The novel's subtitle "Roman sur la flagellation à l'école et dans le monde" translates to "A novel of flagellation at school and in the world".
The novel tells the story of Lise, a young girl from the haute bourgeoisie, who experiences a reversal of fortune and becomes subject to various cruel treatment and flagellation.
Illustrations and reprintsEdit
The first (1910) edition was illustrated by Jean Leprince and Ludovic Riezer, which is a pseudonym of the author, Pierre Dumarchey.
The 1912 and following editions were illustrated by Louis Malteste.
Later reprints (c. 1921) were published by Jean Fort's Collection des Orties Blanches. In the 1912 and later editions the name of the author is given as Sadie Blackeyes, a pseudonym of Dumarchey. In a later edition (c. 1927), the title was shortened to Lise.