Port-Royal des Champs


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Cultural formation Hannah More
In conversation she defended some of the seventeenth-century Puritans (notably Richard Baxter ) and referred to my old friends at the Port-Royal .
Roberts, William. Memoirs of the Life of Mrs. Hannah More. L. and G. Seeley, http://Rutherford HSS.
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Waldron, Mary. “Mentors Old and New: Samuel Johnson and Hannah More”. New Rambler, pp. 29-37.
Port-Royal was a convent of Cistercian nuns at Versailles...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
MAS published "Psalms" according to the Authorized Version, with scholarly apparatus taken from Port Royal authors, and An Essay upon the Psalms, and their spiritual application.
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Author summary Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
MAS , who issued her first publication in 1813, has period interest as an aesthetic theorist and a religious writer, an apologist for the French Jansenist movement connected with Port Royal , and later for...
Textual Features Elizabeth Singer Rowe
Among the contents and specifically mentioned on the title-page is a translated essay entitled Thoughts on Death which comes from the Moral Essays of the Messieurs du Port Royal—that is, from the Jansenist movement...
Textual Production Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
MAS 's interest in the Jansenist centre Port Royal led her to issue an anonymous translation and adaptation of one of its texts: Narrative of a Tour taken in the Year 1667, to La Grande...
Textual Production Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
MAS published Narrative of the Demolition of the Monastery of Port Royal des Champs, including biographical memoirs of its latter inhabitants.
Port Royal was demolished in 1709 by order of Louis XIV .
Bozman, Ernest Franklin, editor. Everyman’s Encyclopaedia. J. M. Dent.
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Textual Production Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
MAS published with her name Select Memoirs of Port Royal . . . , third edition, which incorporates her earlier Port Royal publications.
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Textual Production Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck
Agnès Arnaud was Mother Superior of Port Royal in succession to her reforming sister Angélique . This work (also included the same year in MAS 's Select Memoirs of Port Royal) is often called...


1602: Angélique Arnaud was still a child when,...

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Angélique Arnaud was still a child when, because of the eminence of her family, she was appointed abbess of the convent of Port Royal in France; she began to reform the convent after her...

1670: Les Pensées de M. Pascal sur la réligion,...

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Les Pensées de M. Pascal sur la réligion, et sur quelques autres sujets was posthumously published: it takes the form of a collection of aphorisms and very brief essays.


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