Madame de Stael and the United States by Richmond Laurin Hawkins

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Statementby Richmond Laurin Hawkins.
SeriesHarvard studies in Romance languages -- v. 7
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Pagination81 leaves ;
Number of Pages81
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Open LibraryOL21919012M

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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.

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Christopher Herold vigorously tells the story of the fierce Madame de Stael, revealing her courageous opposition to Napoleon, her whirlwind affairs with the great intellectuals of her day, and her idealistic rebellion against all that was cynical, tyrannical, and passionless.

Germaine de Stael's father was Jacques Necker, the finance minister to Louis XVI, and her mother ran an influential Reviews: 2. Read "Madame de Staël The Dangerous Exile" by Angelica Goodden available from Rakuten Kobo. How does exile beget writing, and writing exile. What kind of.

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With a father like Jacques Necker, Finance minister of Louis XVI, she evolved in a world that she understood and was able to analyze. Was sorry it by: 2. Thomas Jefferson to Madame de Staël Holstein, 6 September Skip navigation. “Copie Lettre de M r Jefferson à M me de Stael.” Recorded in SJL as a letter of 6 Sept.

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From one end of the world to the other, the friends of freedom maintain communication by knowledge, as religious men by sentiments ; or rather knowledge and sentiment unite in the love of freedom, as in that of. Madame de Stael is Maria Fairweather's second biography.

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Christopher Herold certainly does a good job of bringing life to both this passionate woman and her confusing, hopeful, despairing, enlightened and 4/5(16).

John Quincy Adams, sixth President of the United States, met the witty French writer Madame de Staël in Russia inand again in France in Though Adams admired her eloquence more than her logic, he found that on the subject of Napoleon, there was “no difference of sentiment” between them.

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Cette édition classique a été convertie par Il y a plusieurs changemens dans cette édition, mais le plus. Texte intégral révisé suivi d'une biographie de Madame de Staël.

Bien que publiée à l'origine dans un recueil, Histoire de Pauline est une nouvelle à part dans les oeuvres de jeunesse de Anne-Louise Germaine Necker, plus connue sous le nom de Madame de Staël. À Saint-Domingue (aujourd'hui Haïti) la jeune Pauline doit épouser M.

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Madame de Staël, when a girl, came very near losing her health and breaking her fine constitution by the unwise “cramming” on which her mother insisted; for, although a superior woman, Madame Necker knew very little about the true system of education, thinking that study and labor should be incessant, and that these alone could do everything.

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