François de Marsillac, duc de La Rochefoucauld

Standard Name: La Rochefoucauld, François de Marsillac,,, duc de
Used Form: Francois de Marsillac, duc de La Rochefoucauld


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Education Elinor Glyn
After Elinor Sutherland (later EG ) turned fourteen she no longer had a governess. Eager for intellectual stimulation, she took it upon herself to read everything in her stepfather 's book collection, which had recently...
Family and Intimate relationships Marie-Madeleine de Lafayette
MML was either the lover or the close platonic friend (in the style associated with the précieuses) of the well-known writer François, duc de La Rochefoucauld .
Friends, Associates Madeleine de Scudéry
Her friends and associates included novelist Marie Madeleine de Lafayette , letter-writer Marie de Sévigné , and maxim-writer La Rochefoucauld .
Intertextuality and Influence Ann Hatton
The title-page quotes La Rochefoucauld . This novel features the Earl and Countess of Clifford's twins sons, Adolphus and Walsingham. Adolphus, who has great personal beauty, is spoiled by his mother, while Walsingham lives with...
Intertextuality and Influence Emma Parker
EP quotes La Rochefoucauld to the effect that true love is that emotion lurking at the bottom of the heart, whose name we do not know. The story is set in France, and features...
Intertextuality and Influence Helen Craik
Authors quoted on HC 's title-page include La Rochefoucauld . Mary Robinson 's Walsingham is quoted in volume two and supplies the epigraph for volume three.
Craciun, Adriana, and Kari E. Lokke, editors. “The New Cordays: Helen Craik and British Representations of Charlotte Corday, 1793-1800”. Rebellious Hearts: British Women Writers and the French Revolution, State University of New York Press, pp. 193-32.
The story opens shortly before the French Revolution...
Author summary Natalie Clifford Barney
Natalie Clifford Barney , though American, is best known as a Paris salonnière. She specialized in memoirs and pensées, though she also produced poetry, drama, novels, essays, and dialogues. Writing primarily in French but also...
Textual Features George Eliot
This essay begins from the seventeenth-century salonnière (who was also a maxim-writer in the manner of her friend the duc de La Rochefoucauld , and may indeed have influenced him). It assesses the relative state...
Textual Production Laetitia-Matilda Hawkins
It is dedicated to the Duchess of Gloucester , a daughter of George III who had acquired that title by marriage in 1816.
Confusingly, the mother of LMH 's previous dedicee Lady Waldegrave had been...
Textual Production Aphra Behn
Her publisher was J. Hindmarsh .
O’Donnell, Mary Ann. Aphra Behn: An Annotated Bibliography of Primary and Secondary Sources. Garland.
Among its contents, the title-page makes special mention of her Reflections on Morality; or, Seneca Unmasqued, translated and adapted from La Rochefoucauld 's maxims.
Todd, Janet. The Secret Life of Aphra Behn. Rutgers University Press.
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1665: François de La Rochefoucauld published Réflexions,...

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François de La Rochefoucauld published Réflexions, Sentences, et Maximes Morales.


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