Bibliothèque Nationale


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Education Dora Russell
She studied at the Bibliothèque Nationale and pursued her theatre interests by taking singing lessons and an acting class at the Théâtre du Vieux Colombier .
Russell, Dora. The Tamarisk Tree: My Quest for Liberty and Love. G. P. Putnam’s Sons.
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Material Conditions of Writing Cecily Mackworth
She began work on the Villon book in the British Museum when that had just reopened after the war, and finished it in the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris. It has an introduction by Denis Saurat .
Material Conditions of Writing Helen Waddell
The book was related to her highly successful lecture series of the same title given at Oxford the previous year, under the auspices of Lady Margaret Hall , and based on research in the Bibliothèque Nationale
Publishing Christine de Pisan
Both the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris and the British Library in London have important manuscripts of works by Christine de Pisan , many of them beautifully illuminated. Those at the British Library, including the Queen's...
Publishing Louisa Stuart Costello
She had been working on these translations for some years. This handsome work was (in the words of the old Dictionary of National Biography) enriched with curious illustrations laboriously executed by hand, by...
Residence Anne-Thérèse de Lambert
In 1691, in the midst of a difficult lawsuit against her mother, ATL moved to a house in the rue de Richelieu in Paris. Seven years later, with her inheritance secure, she moved to...
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 Production Dorothy Bussy
The University of Victoria in Canada has about forty letters written to DB by T. S. Eliot , spanning the years 1934 to 1955. The Bibliothèque Nationale has her correspondence with Gide .
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray et al., editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Textual Production Julian of Norwich
She produced her account first in a shorter and then in a longer version.
Riddy, Felicity. “Julian of Norwich and Self-Textualization”. Editing Women, edited by Ann M. Hutchison, University of Toronto Press, pp. 101-24.
She may have worked on wax tablets which would hold only a short passage at a time, and transferred the...
Textual Production Hannah Lynch
HL 's unpublished correspondence with Arvède Barine (real name Louise-Cécile Vincens) is in the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris.
Binckes, Faith, and Kathryn Laing. “A Forgotten Franco-Irish Literary Network: Hannah Lynch, Arvède Barine and Salon Culture of Fin-de-Siècle Paris”. Études irlandaises, Vol.
, No. 2, pp. 157-71.
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Textual Production Marie de France
The original manuscript is in the Bibliothèque Nationale .
Textual Production Marie de France
The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography says that MF's latest work by date is her collection of 102 Fables in the manner of Aesop , translated into French from the English of someone called Alfred...


1795: In France the Bibliothèque du Roi became...

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In France the Bibliothèque du Roi became the Bibliothèque Nationale .


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