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The biographies of Madame de Staël

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Published by Carter and Hendee in Boston .
Written in English


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The biographies of Madame de Staël by Lydia Maria Francis Child Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is not a definitive biography of Madame de Stael (look to those of Fairweather or Herold), but rather a brief overview and introduction to her life and times.

I am grateful to the book for having acquainted me with Madamme de Stael, a person sadly overlooked in European history overviews in North America/5. Madame de Stael is Maria Fairweather's second biography. The first was The Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Volkonsky published in of which Victoria Glendinning wrote, "A rich, compelling historical biography—the extraordinary story of a beautfiul princess whose life and loves were intimately interwoven with those of great men at the cataclysmic centre of events in early nineteenth Cited by: 4.

Du Plessix's biography of de Staël is among those books that we find, as they say, "hard to put down" and a joy to read. Ten Years' Exile Memoirs of That Interesting Period of the Life of the Baroness De Stael-Holstein, Written by Herself, during the Years,Cited by: 2.

Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine),Roland, Mme (Marie-Jeanne), Publisher Boston, The biographies of Madame de Staël book and Hendee Collection newyorkpubliclibrary; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor New York Public Library Language English.

Madame Germaine de Stael charmed the intellectuals of her age with her salon. This book, called by Dame Rebecca West 'a cornucopia of good reading," is The biographies of Madame de Staël book all the biography of a great woman.

Madame de Stael was courageous and prolific in her contacts with important personages of her age. The biographies of Madame de Staël book prolific letter writer, she also wrote novels and drama.4/5. Germaine de Staël, in full Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker, Baronne (baroness) de Staël-Holstein, byname Madame de Staël, (born ApParis, Fr.—died JParis), French-Swiss woman of letters, political propagandist, and conversationalist, who epitomized the European culture of her time, bridging the history of ideas from Neoclassicism to Romanticism.

Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Stael User Review - Not Available - Book The biographies of Madame de Staël book. Grove expands its "Great Lives" series with these top-shelf biographies.

Arvin's portrait of Melville snagged a National Book Award (NBA) in and is still a leading title on the sailor turned Read full reviewReviews: 2. Page - Interior, for having wickedly and designedly aided and assisted in the conspiracy which existed against the unity and The biographies of Madame de Staël book of the Republic, against the liberty and safety of the French people, by assembling, at her house, in secret council, the principal chiefs of that conspiracy, and by keeping up a correspondence tending to facilitate their treasonable designs.

The biographies of Madame de Staël and Benjamin Constant are closely intervoven. Madame de Staël: Biography Anne Germaine Necker is born as daughter of Jacques Necker, a Swiss banker from Geneva, who went to Paris in and was appointed general director of finances in by the French king.

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Project Gutenberg off free ebooks to download. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The biographies of Madame de Staël, and Madame Roland.

By Mrs. Child, Lydia Maria, View full catalog. Oh no. We're not finished writing the Madame de Stael biography yet. If you love Madame de, Join us on Facebook and we'll keep you updated on Stael's progress. If you have tid bits about Madame de Stael's life that would be useful in writing the biography, email us.

The French-Swiss woman of letters and novelist Germaine de Staël [full name Anne Louise Germaine Necker, Baronne de Staël-Holstein, historically referred to as Madame de Staël] () greatly influenced European thought and literature with her enthusiasm for German romanticism.

Germaine de Staël was born Anne Louise Germaine Necker in Paris on. Madame de Staël by Maria Fairweather Constable & Robinson £25, pp In her lifetime, it was said there were three great powers in Europe: Britain, Russia and Madame de : Geraldine Bedell.

Madame de Stael is a fascinating character, and I chose this biography of her because it's recent, and got decent reviews when it came out; however, one of them was more true that I realized. It said that while the research for this book was very good, the writing /5(16).

The memoir of Madame de Staël, written by herself between the years to and edited by her son, Augustus, Baron de Staël-Holstein.

Full-text edition includes the editor's preface. Text linked through Google Books. her views are naturally large, her career vast, her efforts vigorous – Irish woman of letters Lady Sydney Morgan on Madame de Staël () Germaine de Staël was, by all accounts, a larger-than-life figure.

Born in Paris inshe reached maturity during a time of huge revolutionary upheaval, and cut her teeth on the most [ ]. "A writer of scintillating style and resonant substance," ("Publishers Weekly"), bestselling author Francine du Plessix Gray chronicles the incandescent life of the most celebrated woman of letters of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic era.

The daughter of the second most important man in France, Louis XVI's Minister of Finances, Jacques Necker, Madame de Stael was born into a world of political 4/5(5). Explore books by Madame De Stael with our selection at Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ Genre/Form: Biographies Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pulver, Corinne.

Madame de Staël. München: Nymphenburger, (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Child, Lydia Maria, Biographies of Madame de Staël, and Madame Roland. Boston, Carter and Hendee, Germaine de Staël. The French-Swiss woman of letters and novelist Germaine de Staël [full name Anne Louise Germaine Necker, Baronne de Staël-Holstein, historically referred to as Madame de Staël] () greatly influenced European thought and literature with her enthusiasm for German romanticism.

Ten Years' Exile Memoirs of That Interesting Period of the Life of the Baroness de Stael-Holstein, Written by Herself, During the Years,andand Now First Published from the Original Manuscript, by Her Son.

Stael Madame De (Annelouisegermaine). Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Stael Gebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict. Grove expands its "Great Lives" series with these top-shelf biographies.

Arvin's portrait of Melville snagged a National Book Award (NBA) in and is still a leading title on. Fille de Jacques Necker, futur ministre des Finances de Louis XVI, Anne Louise Germaine Necker, baronne de Staël-Holstein, plus connue sous le nom de Madame de Staël (), est une femme aux talents multiples.

Écrivain (Corinne ou l’Italie), philosophe (De la littérature considérée dans ses rapports avec les institutions sociales), propagatrice des romantismes allemand et anglais. "[Germaine de Staël] makes for compelling reading in our current moment.

And under any circumstances, Biancamaria Fontana's lively and learned new book is a long-overdue testimony to the enduring political significance of Germaine de Staël as a founding figure of the French liberal tradition."—Carla Hesse, Times Higher Education.

Madame Necker, who was the mother of Madame de Staël, also established a hospital in She wrote books and articles on literary and moral topics. This article was most recently revised and updated by J.E.

Luebering, Executive Editorial Director. Now known to history succinctly as Madame de Staël (–)—a name pronounced “style,” and a life containing a superabundance of that glamorous quality—she presents a formidable problem to any biographer trying to get, and keep, her life in any sort of order or perspective.

Wonderful article on Madame de Staël by Natalie Bennett at Philobiblon. Here's a tiny excerpt: Napoleon feared her, the crown heads of Europe courted her, as did the intellectual elite, she was much quoted in her own time and ours, yet Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein – generally known as Madame de Staël, was a figure who had almost disappeared into the mists of : Melisende.

Madame de Stael's letter to Claude Hochet (Summer ) as quoted in J. Christopher Herold "Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Stael" (p. ), 4 Copy quote To be totally understanding makes one very indulgent.

Due to COVID, some orders make take longer than usual to ship. Please contact us if you have any questions. Germaine de Staël's biography and life Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein (22 April – 14 July ), commonly known as Madame de Staël, was a French-speaking Swiss author living in Paris and abroad.

However, none of the books ever said anything except that it was a meeting place for the great intellects of the time and that Madame de Stael was a brilliant conversationalist.

I wanted to know more about this woman, and was very happy to come across this biography by J. Christopher Herold/5(4). Madame de Staël, born Apwas the well-educated daughter of a Swiss banker who was a financial advisor to King Louis XVI and a Swiss-French mother.

Germaine Necker was married in in an arranged and loveless match, ending with a legal separation in   Women of History (FULL Audio Book) by Anonymous An intriguing look at well known women in history from BC to the mid 's. Each chapter is a brief overview of one woman's life.

Of all the women Napoleon Bonaparte knew, he hated Madame de Stael the most. She was the most famous woman in Europe during the nineteenth century. She was born in Paris on 22 April Her parents named her Germaine Necker. Her father. Corinne by Madame De Stael,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook.

"At Madame de Stael's this evening I meet the world," wrote early American statesman Gouverneur Morris, and British biographer Fairweather's expansive biography of Germaine de Staël (– • MADAME DE STAEL (noun) The noun MADAME DE STAEL has 1 sense.

French romantic writer () Familiarity information: MADAME DE STAEL used as a noun is very rare. • MADAME DE STAEL. Madame de Staël The Dangerous Exile Angelica Goodden. A fascinating account of Madame de Staël's pdf in exile--and of how it shaped her literary and political identity; Includes two chapters devoted to de Staël in England, where she became a friend of Byron, Fanny Burney, and Wilberforce.Madame Recamier and her Friendships with Men.

Elizabeth Barrett, Hugh Stuart Boyd, and Download pdf Kenyon. Clotilde de Vaux and Auguste Comte. Madame Swetchine and her Friendships with Men. FRIENDSHIPS OF MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS Madame de Sevigne and Madame de Grignan Madame de Rambouillet and Julie d'Angenne Mrs.

Browne and Felicia Hemans. These meeting ebook for the ebook of society were presided over by a succession of brilliantly clever women, the salonieres, and the most brilliant and clever of all of them was Madame de Stael.

Although she died at the age of 51 she filled her life to the brim, and enjoyed a hugely influential role among the great names of the day.5/5(2).