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Madame de Sévigné, her letters and her world

Arthur Stanley Megaw

Madame de Sévigné, her letters and her world

by Arthur Stanley Megaw

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Published by Eyre [and] Spottiswoode in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, -- marquise de, -- 1626-1696.

  • Edition Notes

    Contains translations of 246 selected letters of Madame de Sévigné.

    Statementby Arthur Stanley.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination351 p. :
    Number of Pages351
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15503056M

    Madame de Sevigne began life as Marie de Rabutin Chantal and was born in She was orphaned by the age of seven and married Henri de Sevigne by the age of eighteen. Her life was rife with politics as the Thirty Years War was taking place and political leaders were being displaced nearly as [ ]. In her letters, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de Sévigné, described domestic and courtly affairs with wit, imagination and intelligence. Her correspondence was significant for its freedom of expression and familiar style in an era of constraint and formality.

    Madame de Sévigné was a personal friend of many major figures of the seventeenth century French literary and social world. Madame de La Fayette and the Duke de . Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup. web; Letters of Madame de Sévigné to Her Daughter and Her Friends by Marie de Rabutin -Chantal Sévigné.

    Condition: GOOD. nd et Chez Desaint, Paris. Hard Cover. Book: Good, full brown leather binding, spine, corners and edges damaged. B/w cameo of Mme de Simlane pasted inx3. pp. As prolific correspondent, Madame de Sevigne () writes in her letters about all things she sees and knows of France at the time of Louis XIV. Madame de Sévigné (–), famous for her letters written during the reign of Louis XIV, discovered this Gothic-style medieval mansion in , the year she was married. She immediately fell in love with it. During her many stays there, she wrote letters, mainly to her daughter, the Countess of Grignan, which accounts for one-fourth.


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I have tried many times to read the letters in English translations, but they were so boring. Mossiker even states that what compelled her to translate the letters was that no English translation does justice to the voice of Madame de Sévigné. As for the letters themselves, it becomes cloying to read of her continual fawning over her Cited by: 4.

If you ever want a glimpse into 17th century aristocratic France, reading this biography and excerpts of Madame de Sévigné’s many letters will certainly give you that.

She was a prolific letter writer, and unbeknownst to her, many of her correspondences were saved, giving us a fantastic insight into the pre-revolution period of Louis XIV /5.

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However, as early asone year after Madame de Sévigné’s death, a branch of her family published its correspondence, and in this work a number of her letters were included. Sévigné, Marie de (–)French aristocrat and landowner best known for the lively series of letters which she wrote to her daughter over the course of more than 20 years.

Name variations: Marie Rabutin-Chantal; Marie de Rabutin Chantal; Madame de Sévigné; Marquise de Sevigne. Source for information on Sévigné, Marie de (–): Women in World. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker.

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Synopsis One of the world's greatest correspondents, Madame de Sevigne () paints an extraordinarily vivid picture of France at the time of Louis XIV, in eloquent letters written throughout her life to family and friends.

A significant figure in French society and literary circles, whose Reviews: The letters of Madame de Sevigne to her daughter and friends Kindle Edition This is not a particularly easy read, but I love how it opens a window onto a long-gone world.

Madam de Sevigne's voice speaks directly to us here and now in the 21st Century, and that I think is priceless. Read more. 4 people found this s: Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de, Letters of Madame de Sévigné to her daughter and her friends. Routledge, (OCoLC) Named Person: Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de; Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors.

Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de, Letters of Madame de Sévigné to her daughter and her friends. London, Printed for J. Walker [etc.] (OCoLC) Named Person: Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de; Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de; Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de.

One of the world's greatest correspondents, Madame de Sévigné paints an extraordinarily vivid picture of France at the time of Louis XIV, in eloquent letters written throughout her life to family and friends. A significant figure in French society and literary circles, whose close friends included Madame de La Fayette and La Rochefoucauld Reviews:   (from “Madame de Sévigné – Selected Letters by Penguin Classics) During the final two decades of her life, Madame de Sévigné lived for some of the time in Hôtel Carnavalet.

This stunning mansion in the Marais is now half of Musée Carnavalet, which is devoted to the history of the city– from the 3rd century BC Parisii village of. Letters of Madame de Sévigné to her daughter and her friends.

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Eligible for Free Shipping. Free Shipping by Amazon. All customers get FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. The letters of Madame de Sevigne to her daughter and friends. Inher beloved daughter married the comte de Grignon, who was soon appointed governor of Provence, and in their separation the stream of letters began, where the two discoursed about religion, philosophy, government, and the arts as well as family matters.

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Letters of Madame De Sevigne to Her Daughters and Her Friends, Volume II (Volume 2) by Madame De Sevigne and a great selection of related books.Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (5 February – 17 April ) was a French aristocrat, remembered for her letter-writing.

Most of her letters, celebrated for their wit and vividness, were addressed to her daughter/5(32).The aristocratic Madame de Sévigné wrote 1, letters to her married daughter in Brittany, beginning in the late s, until her death in It was important to keep her kid up to date with the goings-on in Paris.

Although she is remembered today for her witty epistles, she never intended them to be saved, let alone published.