Catherine de Vivonne, marquise de Rambouillet

Standard Name: Rambouillet, Catherine de Vivonne,,, marquise de


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Education Madeleine de Scudéry
MS received an education in literature and culture by frequenting the society of the Hôtel de Rambouillet in Paris, run by the Marquise de Rambouillet (1588-1665): this was the earliest of the famous Paris salons.
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
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...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Anne-Thérèse de Lambert
The Author's Preface to Réflexions begins disarmingly with the writer following her rambling thoughts, but shifts to a muted challenge when she declares herself offended to see Men so blind to their own interest, as...


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