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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...
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 Hope Mirrlees
HM sets her narrative during a period of female learning and literary productivity in seventeenth-century France. Madeleine Toqueville, a young girl, moves with her parents from their provincial home to Paris, where Madeleine's erotic...
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...


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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