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Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady 1689-1762

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Works: 800 works in 2,400 publications in 6 languages and 27,392 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Manuscripts  Sources  Portraits  Personal narratives  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Dedicatee, Contributor, Attributed name, Other, Honoree
Classifications: DA501.M7, 826.5
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Essays and poems and Simplicity, a comedy by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 2004 in English and Danish and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu : including her correspondence, poems, and essays by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

36 editions published between 1803 and 2010 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected letters by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

20 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a revised selection of Lady Montagu's letters, which cover everything from gossip to politics, science and literature and reveal very different aspects of her personality
Turkish embassy letters by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

28 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Turkish Embassy Letters chronicle the encounters of a curious mind with numerous aspects of a foreign culture in frank and witty language. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu wrote enthusiastically to her friend, Alexander Pope, about the beauties of Turkish poetry, and set herself the task of learning Turkish grammar so that she could translate poems. To other correspondents, she wrote that she was impressed by the liberties given to women by Turkish cultural institutions, such as the veils that rendered a woman incognita in the street (the better, she thought, to conduct secret love affairs). She was struck by the unpretentious behavior of women in the Turkish baths, which she compared to English coffeehouses because of the freedom of conversation they promoted. Likewise, as a small-pox survivor -- she had succumbed to the disease in 1715, and hid her smallpox scars under makeup, or paint, as it was called -- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was intrigued by the Turkish method of inoculation against this disease, and later introduced these methods into England with the help of the physician Charles Maitland."--Www.wwnorton.com
The Nonsense of common-sense, 1737-1738 by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

19 editions published between 1947 and 1970 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1709 to 1762 by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

19 editions published between 1906 and 1942 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters and works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

81 editions published between 1763 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Romance writings by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

12 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (1689-1762) is one of the most important women writers between Aphra Behn and Jane Austen, and one of her period's most provocative and entertaining writers of either sex. The narratives in this volume, with the exception of one juvenile piece, have never been printed before. They show the author experimenting in the genres of fiction and autobiography, more influenced by French models than by English, but always working experimentally against the grain of her various traditions. Besides page-turning narrative, these works offer the rare opportunity of a completely fresh taken on literary movements, cross-cultural relations, gender ideologies, and other literary debates of the early eighteenth century. Our existing picture of what was once possible in literature and what was possible for women at this time cannot remain unchanged once these writings appear
The poetical works of the Right Honourable lady M--y W--y M--e by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

34 editions published between 1768 and 2011 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu; select passages from her letters by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

12 editions published between 1892 and 1908 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Verses address'd to the imitator of the first satire of the second book of Horace by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

36 editions published between 1731 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six town eclogues with some other poems by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

9 editions published in 1747 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

15 editions published between 1767 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immensely learned, self-educated in an era when formal schooling was denied to women, Mary Wortley Montagu was an admired poet, a consistently scandalous doyenne of eighteenth-century London society, and, in a period when letter-writing had been elevated to an art form, one of the greatest letter writers in the English language. Her epistles, meant for both public and private consumption, are the product of a mind distinguished by its adventurousness, its indifference to convention, and its eagerness not only to acquire knowledge but to convey it with unmitigated style and grace. (Book Jacket Status: Not Jacketed)
Court poems viz ; I. The basset-table. An eclogue. II. The drawing-room. III. The toilet by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

7 editions published between 1706 and 1716 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M-y W-y M-e : written during her travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa, ... In four volumes by Mary Wortley Montagu( )

18 editions published between 1771 and 1781 in English and Undetermined and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

18 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Jacket insert: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is one of the great eighteenth-century letter-writers. In this, the first new edition for over a century, her letters are edited in a complete text based on her manuscripts (most of which survive), accurately transcribed and fully annotated. The first volume, for the years 1708 to 1720, contains three main groups of letters: those to Edward Wortley Montagu during their long courtship and their early married life; the entirely new series of letters to Philippa Mundy, valuable especially for its oblique light on the courtship; and the brilliant virtuoso letters written when Lady Mary accompanied her husband on his Embassy to Constantinople from 1716 to 1718. The second volume of Lady Mary's Complete Letters includes the brilliant series to her sister Lady Mar, now for the first time edited entirely from the original manuscripts; the long, varied series to Lady Pomfret, from England as well as the Continent; the dutiful letters, many previously unprinted, to her husband about her travels and about her children; and the series to Lady Oxford, annotated from Lady Oxford's own manuscripts. Of the new correspondences, the most significant are her letters to Francesco Algarotti, which reveal new aspects of her personality and of her art as a letter-writer, and me ample series (in French) to Madame Chiara Bragadin Michiel, a Venetian lady, which displays her graciousness sparked with flashes of wit. The final volume of Lady Mary's Complete Letters contains two major correspondences: the leisurely and diversified series to her daughter Lady Bute, in which she describes her life in Venice, Brescia, and the Italian lake country, and discusses her reading and philosophical economist, and his wife. Among the entirely new correspondences, the volumes add one with James Stuart Mackenzie, Lord Bute's brother, and the conclusions of those with Francesco Algarotti and Chiara (Bragadin) Michiel. In addition it contains summaries of various letters no longer extant; these come form Lady Mary's commonplace book, now in Australia. A detailed index to all three volumes completes the edition
Letters of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montague : Written during her travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

26 editions published between 1763 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from the Levant during the embassy to Constantinople, 1716-18 by Mary Wortley Montagu( Book )

4 editions published between 1838 and 1971 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Lady Montague

Lady Montaqu 1689-1762

M-e, M--y W. 1689-1762

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Mantagu, Mary Pierrepont Wortley 1689-1762

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Λαίδη Μόνταγκιου

Мери Монтегю

Монтегю, Мэри Уортли английская писательница и путешественница

ماري وورتلي مونتاغيو

Languages
English (994)

French (36)

German (4)

Italian (3)

Danish (1)

Dutch (1)

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Essays and poems and Simplicity, a comedyThe works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu : including her correspondence, poems, and essaysSelected lettersTurkish embassy lettersThe letters and works of Lady Mary Wortley MontaguRomance writingsLetters