Winegarten, Renee. Mme de Staël. Berg, 1985.
|Connections Sort descending||Author name||Excerpt|
|Friends, Associates||Anne Dacier||
AD frequented the salon of the writer Anne-Thérèse de Lambert , where she became well acquainted with Antoine Houdart de La Motte (a combatant on the other side of the Battle of the Ancients and...
|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...
|Friends, Associates||Anne-Thérèse de Lambert||
The circle which ATL gathered as a hostess included, besides Montesquieu (who submitted all his manuscripts to her for comment), Dacier and La Motte , other eminent persons such as writers Marivaux , Fontenelle ,...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Françoise de Graffigny||
Graffigny's novel (often referred to in England as Peruvian Letters) is a tour de force of colonial imagination and a response to her friend Montesquieu 's Lettres Persanes or Persian Letters, 1722. Each...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Jemima Kindersley||
JK 's style is plain, vigorous, and effective. She is consistently attentive to the details of women's lives and to the effects of history, politics, race, and religion in the various cultures she visits. Though...
|Intertextuality and Influence||Germaine de Staël|
|Occupation||Anne-Thérèse de Lambert||
In her second rue de Richelieu, residence, ATL established a Tuesday salon which became, especially after 1710, a leader in French society and culture. She sought to emulate the salons of the marquise de Rambouillet
Historian Karen O'Brien , who expresses regret that the rest of Kindersley's original essays remained unpublished, calls her a notable example of a female disciple of Montesquieu who also appears to have absorbed some elements...
|Textual Production||Elizabeth Meeke||
The title-page specifies several of Du Deffand's correspondents, including Montesquieu and Germaine de Staël . Voltaire 's letters to Du Deffand receive special billing. Meeke presumably also provided the translations of The French Booksellers' Address...
|Textual Production||Jemima Tautphoeus||
She wrote this novel during a long spell of ill health, and felt herself that it was her least successful.
According to her preface, she obtained all her information from her mother-in-law (who lived in...
Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. http://www.oxforddnb.com/, http://www.oxforddnb.com/.
|Theme or Topic Treated in Text||Julia Kristeva||
This was originally titled from one of its four sections, an address to the person who founded the French organization SOS Racisme . In a context of the spread of neo-Nazism in Europe (including the...
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