Gauthier de Costes de La Calprenède

Standard Name: La Calprenède, Gauthier de Costes de
Used Form: Gauthier de Costes de La Calprenede
Used Form: Gauthier de la Calprenède
Used Form: Gauthier de Costes, seigneur de la Calprenède


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Education Elizabeth Delaval
She later recalled how she listened to fairy stories told her by Mrs Carter, how she read out chapters of the Bible in French, and loved the still new and fashionable French romances in their...
Education Martha Fowke
MF was taught at home by tutors. She writes of eagerly reading, as a girl, the romances of La Calprenède , where she was delighted to find represented the Empire of Women.
Fowke, Martha. “Introduction”. Clio, edited by Phyllis J. Guskin, University of Delaware Press; Associated University Presses, pp. 15-50.
She says...
Intertextuality and Influence Aphra Behn
Its ultimate source was a tale by the romance-writer La Calprenède .
Todd, Janet. The Secret Life of Aphra Behn. Rutgers University Press.
Intertextuality and Influence Susan Smythies
The novel offers in passing an amusing catalogue of an old-fashioned library, whose first items are heroic romances like Ibraham; Cassandra; Cleopatra [by Madeleine de Scudéry and Gauthier de La Calprenède ]. Several...
Leisure and Society Elizabeth Freke
EF owned more than a hundred books: well known religious texts, a famous French romance (Gauthier de la Calprenède 's Cassandra, English translation 1652), the publications of her sister, Frances Norton and her...
Textual Production Anne Wharton
She dedicated it with the strongest expressions of friendship to one Mary Howe , whom she may have employed as waiting-gentlewoman or companion. She seems to have made some use of works by La Calprenède


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