French Women of Letters: Biographical Sketches


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"My object has been to show how fr, for the last two centuries and more, women have contributed to the formation of the modern novel in the two great literatures of modern times - th Fench and he English. To this account of what they did I have prefixed biographical sketches to show also what they were." French writers only in this volume: Mademoiselle de Gournay; Mademoiselle de Scudery; Madame de la Fayette; Madame de Tencin; Madame de Genlis; Madame de Stael; others.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Bernhard Tauchnitz
  • Edition: Copyright edition
  • Date Published: 1862
  • Place Published: Leipzig
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    viii, 344 p. 16 cm. Half vellum with green paper boards. Spine darkened, crack in lower front hinge. Bookplate for Ridgely Hunt on front pastedown. Foxing.

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