Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Standard Name: Amiel, Henri-Frédéric
Used Form: Henri-Frederic Amiel


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Education Susan Tweedsmuir
She was, however, always reading as a child: she and her sister had few books, but knew by heart whole chapters of the ones they did have. As a child Susan hated Mrs Mortimer 's...
Intertextuality and Influence Rosa Nouchette Carey
One of the many novels which RNC chose to dignify by quotations to head her chapters, this seems to make a particular attempt to impress. Those quoted imply considerable learning, even if (as seems likely)...
Intertextuality and Influence Rosa Nouchette Carey
In an interview of 1893, Helen C. Black described RNC as tall, slender, and erect with large blue-grey eyes with long lashes,soft dark hair, and a low, tuneful voice.
Black, Helen C. Notable Women Authors of the Day. Maclaren.
Carey revealed in this...
Textual Features Mary Augusta Ward
The novel features Robert Elsmere's gradual loss of his orthodox Christian faith, and the tension which this causes between the emerging sceptic and his wife, Catherine Leyburn (based on MAW 's friend Laura Lyttleton )...
Textual Production Mary Augusta Ward
MAW 's important translation of Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel, the first into English, was published by Macmillan with an introduction by her.
The text is available, along with many other...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Mary Augusta Ward
The introduction carefully situates Amiel in terms of his religious and intellectual heritage and in relation to contemporary religious debates.


December 1882: Henri-Frédéric Amiel's Fragments d'un Journal...

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December 1882

Henri-Frédéric Amiel 's Fragments d'un Journal Intime was posthumously published in Geneva.


Amiel, Henri-Frédéric. Amiel’s Journal. Translator Ward, Mary Augusta, Brentano’s, 1928.