Emilie du Châtelet
Standard Name: Châtelet, Emilie du
Used Form: Emilie du Chatelet
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|Friends, Associates||Françoise de Graffigny||
She became acquainted with most of the intellectual and cultural leaders of French society. She visited Voltaire and Emilie du Châtelet at Cirey in 1738-9. These two, as well as other Enlightenment figures such as...
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Nancy Mitford||
Her book covers the years 1733-1749, that is, the period of Voltaire 's involvement with Emilie du Châtelet , up to the latter's death following childbirth. It uses then-unpublished letters. It has been variously assessed...