Williams, Charles G. S. Madame de Sévigné. Twayne, 1981.
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|Friends, Associates||Marie de Sévigné|
|Textual Features||Anna Letitia Barbauld||
The prose pieces include a dialogue of the dead between the ancient beauty Helen and the modern Madame de Maintenon . Literary historian James Chandler notes that the most substantial piece in the volume is...
|Textual Features||Caroline Bowles||
Fanny is then taken up by Lady Gertrude Lascelles, whose husband owns a nearby manor. Fashionable and literary, Lady Gertrude is already stamped for immortality in the pages of sundry Annuals, Magazines ....
|Textual Features||Elizabeth Burnet||
Her journal of her travels in Europe in 1707 is rich in social and political commentary in the manner of a talented travel writer. She comments on the ideas and opinions of those she talked...
|Textual Features||Lady Mary Walker||
Meanwhile, Lady Frances begins by building one hundred dwellings (designed by Capability Brown ) to house artisans and workmen, and proceeds to construct a museum, library, astronomical observatory, an anatomy room, studios, a botanical garden...
|Textual Features||Jane Warton|
|Textual Production||Lady Eleanor Butler||
Sarah Ponsonby bequeathed the journals to Caroline Hamilton , and Harriet Pigott therefore supposed that they were written by Ponsonby .
They have been published in several selections: by Mrs G. H. [Eva Mary] Bell
Butler, Lady Eleanor, Sarah Ponsonby, and Caroline Hamilton. “Foreword and Editorial Materials”. The Hamwood Papers of the Ladies of Llangollen and Caroline Hamilton, edited by Eva Mary Bell, Macmillan, 1930, p. vii - viii; various pages.
|Textual Production||Charlotte Lennox||
CL published Memoirs for the History of Madame de Maintenon, an abridged translation (still five volumes long) from the French of Laurent Angliviel de La Beaumelle .
Isles, Duncan. “The Lennox Collection”. Harvard Library Bulletin, No. 4, pp. 317 - 44.
Goldsmith, Oliver. Collected Works. Friedman, ArthurEditor , Clarendon, 1966.
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Antonia Fraser|
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Ann Thicknesse||
Richard Graves may have been disappointed, for the introduction and early lives are substantially the same as in the 1778 version which he had already read (though Hester Mulso Chapone has been added to the...