Madeleine de Scudéry
Standard Name: Scudéry, Madeleine de
Birth Name: Madeleine de Scudéry
Pseudonym: Monsieur de Scudéry
Used Form: Madeleine de Scudery
MS is the most famous of the seventeenth-century French authors of heroic romances: fictions of great length, which centred on the lives, loves, and philosophical disquisitions of aristocratic characters. She also wrote poetry and letters.
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|Education||Hester Mulso Chapone||
Hester's early reading included romances such as those of Madeleine de Scudéry . She taught herself modern languages, music, drawing, and some Latin. At fifteen she was reading theology.
She later recalled how she listened to fairy stories told her by Mrs Carter, how she read out chapters of the Bible in French, and loved the still new and fashionable French romances in their...
|Education||Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis||
Stéphanie-Félicité was seven when her governess, who was only sixteen, joined the family. In later years she regularly stressed the inadequacy of the way French girls of her class were taught, arguing in Discours sur...
|Friends, Associates||Marie de Sévigné|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Charlotte Lennox||
Arabella is a reading heroine. Brought up on her dead mother's collection of French romances, she has been savouring a universal power over men, which exists only in her imagination. For this reason she scorns...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Marie-Catherine de Villedieu||
The author claims that Cléonice, a novel of intrigue, is a new form, more realistic than the longer heroic romances of, for instance, Madeleine de Scudéry It forswears flowery, descriptive scene-setting with a jab...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Anna Letitia Barbauld||
The allegorising of emotional life as geographical features blends the erotic, prudential, and comic. Behind this map stands the famous Carte de tendre in Madeleine de Scudéry 's Clélie, 1654-61.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jane West|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jane Barker||
The title-page (followed by Carol Shiner Wilson 's editiion) says 1715. Such post-dating, says Kathryn King , is typical of Curll 's publishing practices.
Exilius was at least partly written by 1687...
Wilson, Carol Shiner, and Jane Barker. “Introduction”. The Galesia Trilogy and Selected Manuscript Poems of Jane Barker, Oxford University Press, 1997, p. xv - xliv.
King, Kathryn R. Jane Barker, Exile: A Political Career 1675-1725. Clarendon Press, 2000.
|Intertextuality and Influence||Damaris Masham|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Aphra Behn|
|Intertextuality and Influence||Lady Mary Wortley Montagu||
They include a novel in five letters (Indamora to Lindamira), a verse-and-prose romance (The Adventurer), and poems in various pastoral and classical modes—epistles, lyrics, etc. The novel gives a voice to...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Elizabeth Beverley||
The title-page further develops the ship image of the title into a full-blown allegory, a kind of commercialised version of the voyages to an island of love depicted by Madeleine de Scudéry , Aphra Behn
|Intertextuality and Influence||Sarah Murray||
This volume opens with The Plan of a School, and then, continuing a story-line from volume one, with Mrs Wheatley's demanding of Miss Le Maine how she can use rouge and plume herself on...
The Rev. William Dodd published his novelThe Sisters; or, The History of Lucy and Caroline Sanson, Entrusted to a False Friend, a morally oversimplified example of the bad-sister-damned/good-sister-saved plot.