The circle which ATL
gathered as a hostess included, besides Montesquieu
(who submitted all his manuscripts to her for comment), Dacier
and La Motte
, other eminent persons such as writers Marivaux
The Monthly Review thought that this novel, though stiff and formal, was promising; that it was influenced by Marivaux
' Marianne;and that it was written by a man.
Griffiths, Ralph, and George Edward Griffiths, editors. Monthly Review. R. Griffiths.
's The Virtuous Orphan; or, The Life of Marianne (a translation and free adaptation from Marivaux
) was published.
Gentleman’s Magazine. Various publishers.
12 (1742): 224
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The History of Miss Indiana Danby in several volumes, by a Lady, was somewhat improbably suspected of being another translation by MC
; if it was hers it must have been posthumous...
The ascription probably follows from the Marivaux
translation of 1746, The Life and Adventures of Indiana, the Virtuous Orphan (above). The text of Indiana Danby's first two volumes (which are complete without the later...
Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
wrote a free translation of Le Jeu de l'amour et du hasard, a comedy by Marivaux
; she titled it Simplicity.
Grundy, Isobel. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment. Clarendon, 1999.
has done a number of translations from the work of dramatists in other languages, especially French and ancient Greek. As well as Lorca
's The House of Bernarda Alba, she has translated from...
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Marivaux, Pierre de. “Introduction”. The Virtuous Orphan; or, The Life of Marianne, Countess of *****, edited by William Harlin McBurney and Michael F. Shugrue, translated by. Mary Collyer, Southern Illinois University Press, 1965, p. xi - xliv.
Marivaux, Pierre de. The Virtuous Orphan; or, The Life of Marianne, Countess of *****. Translator Collyer, Mary, Jacob Robinson, 1743.