Kobak, Annette. “Mme de Staël and Fanny Burney”. The Burney Journal, Vol.
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In the following months she conspired with others to attempt the escape from revolutionary hands of aristocratic...
Germaine de Staël
met Napoleon for the first time in December 1797 at the home of one of her ex-lovers, Talleyrand
. Their initial meeting was friendly enough; later, however, she openly criticized his politics and he...
's fame began: she was visited by Talleyrand
(aristocratic revolutionary and the dedicatee of her Vindication of the Rights of Woman), who was on a secret mission to England from the French government.
Tomalin, Claire. The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft. Penguin, 1992.
She wrote it, she said, because she felt there was something very wrong in the present state of society, and . . . I did what I could to suggest a remedy.
Grand, Sarah. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand: Volume 1. Editor Heilmann, Ann, Routledge, 2000.