Marie de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise Du Deffand

Standard Name: Du Deffand, Marie de Vichy-Chamrond,,, marquise
Used Form: Mme du Deffand


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Friends, Associates Catharine Macaulay
In ParisCM met distinguished women as well as men: Suzanne Necker (mother of Germaine de Staël ), the writer Anne-Marie du Bocage , and the hostesses Mme de Geoffrin and Mme du Deffand .
Hill, Bridget. The Republican Virago: The Life and Times of Catharine Macaulay, Historian. Clarendon Press.
Friends, Associates Anna Miller
ALM's literary ambitions and her self-publicizing
Whyman, Susan E. The Pen and the People: English Letter Writers 1660-1800. Oxford University Press.
made her respected in and around Bath but ridiculed and despised in London. Mme du Deffand found both her and her husband ennuyeux.
Frances Burney called...
Health Dora Carrington
Carrington attempted to give herself a miscarriage by riding a horse violently, and when this did not work she became depressed to a nearly suicidal degree.
Gerzina, Gretchen. Carrington: A Life of Dora Carrington, 1893-1932. John Murray.
She had mused to Gerald Brenan in 1920...
Intertextuality and Influence Mary Ann Kelty
The book bears in various details the influence of Jane Austen , though its overall project of pious didacticism is at odds with Austen's approach. The title-page quotes Rousseau on the topic of the sensitive...
Literary responses Stéphanie-Félicité de Genlis
Notices in the British Review and other English journals were fairly appreciative, but quick to compliment British women writers at the expense of the French, as if the book had been a challenge to their...
Textual Production Elizabeth Meeke
EM published with her name her translation of The Unpublished Correspondence of Madame du Deffand.
Critical Review. W. Simpkin and R. Marshall.
3rd ser. 19 (1810): 224


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Marie de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise Du Deffand,. The Unpublished Correspondence of Madame du Deffand. Translator Meeke, Elizabeth, A. K. Newman, 1810.