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Montagu Mrs (Elizabeth) 1720-1800

Overview
Works: 291 works in 819 publications in 4 languages and 8,623 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Sources  Biography  Life skills guides  Juvenile works  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Honoree, Other, Dedicatee, Correspondent
Classifications: DA483.M7, 822.33
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An essay on the writings and genius of Shakespear, compared with the Greek and French dramatic poets; with some remarks upon the misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire by Montagu( Book )

171 editions published between 1749 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1810. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... UPON THE DEATH or JULIUS CiESAR; THE Tragedies of Cinna, and Julius Caesar, are each of them the representation of a conspiracy ; but it cannot be denied that our countryman has been by far more judicious in his choice of the story. An abortive scheme, in which some people of obscure fame were engaged, and even in whom, as they are represented, the enterprise was pardoned, more from contempt of their abilities and power, than the clemency of the emperor, makes a poor figure in contrast with that conspiracy, which, formed by the first characters in Rome, effected the destruction of the greatest man the world ever produced, and was succeeded by the most memorable consequences. History furnishes various examples of men of base and treacherous natures, of dissolute manners, ruined fortunes, and lost reputations, uniting in horrid association to destroy their prince. Ambition Ambition often cuts itself a bloody way to greatness.--Exasperated misery sometimes plunges its desperate dagger in the breast of the oppressor. The cabal of a court, the mutiny of a camp, the wild zeal of fanatics, have too frequently produced events of that nature. But this conspiracy was formed of very different elements. It was the genius of Rome, the rights of her constitution, the spirit of her laws, that rose against the ambition of Caesar; they steeled the heart, and whetted the dagger of the mild, the virtuous, the gentle Brutus, to give the mortal wound, not to a tyrant, who had fastened fetters on his fellow-citizens, but to the conqueror, who had made almost the whole world wear their chains; and who was then preparing to subdue the only empire that remained unsubjected to them. Can there be a subject more worthy of the Tragic Muse, than an action so important in its consequences, an
Dialogues of the dead by George Lyttelton Lyttelton( Book )

112 editions published between 1760 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on the improvement of the mind, addressed to a young lady by Chapone( Book )

40 editions published between 1774 and 1820 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a series of letters to her niece, the author stresses the importance of religion, self-control, and politeness as characteristics of a proper lady
Letters from Mrs. Elizabeth Carter to Mrs. Montagu between the years 1755 and 1800 by Elizabeth Carter( Book )

14 editions published between 1817 and 1973 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bluestocking letters by R. Brimley Johnson( Book )

5 editions published in 1926 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the writings and genius of Shakspeare, compared with the Greek and French dramatic poets; with some remarks upon the misrepresentations of Mons. de Voltaire by Montagu( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Montagu, the queen of the bluestockings, her correspondence from 1720 to 1761 by Montagu( Book )

17 editions published in 1906 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The letters of Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu, with some of the letters of her correspondents by Montagu( Book )

13 editions published between 1809 and 2015 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School for wives by Rolf Liebermann( Recording )

1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Montagu, "Queen of the blues", her letters and friendships from 1762-1800 by Montagu( Book )

5 editions published in 1923 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on the writings and genius of Shakespear by Montagu( )

3 editions published between 1769 and 1785 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Montague, "Queen of the blues", her letters and friendships from 1762 to 1800 by Montagu( Book )

1 edition published in 1924 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Versuch über Shakespears genie und schriften in vergleichung mit den dramatischen dichtern der Griechen und Franzosen by Montagu( Book )

10 editions published between 1771 and 1990 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lady of the last century (Mrs. Elizabeth Montagu): illustrated in her unpublished letters; collected and arranged, with a biographical sketch, and a chapter on blue stockings by Doran( Book )

2 editions published in 1873 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography based on the private letters of a prominent 18th century lady
Mrs. Montagu, "Queen of the blues", her letters and friendships from 1762 to 1800 by Montagu( Book )

10 editions published between 1908 and 1923 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dialogues of the dead by George Lyttelton Lyttelton( )

7 editions published in 1795 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four new dialogues of the dead by George Lyttelton Lyttelton( Book )

7 editions published in 1765 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Montagu and her friends, 1720-1800; a sketch by René Huchon( Book )

2 editions published in 1907 in Undetermined and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters on the improvement of the mind. Addressed to a young lady. [Twelve lines from Addison] In two volumes. By Mrs. Chapone. Vol. I[-II] by Chapone( Book )

3 editions published between 1783 and 1793 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Montagu, queen of the blues by John Busse( Book )

1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Elizabeth Montagu

Elizabeth Montagu Brits auteur

Elizabeth Montagu englische Schriftstellerin und Salondame

Montagu 1720-1800 Mrs

Montagu, Elizabeth

Montagu, Elizabeth 1720?-1800

Montagu, Elizabeth Robinson

Montagu, Elizabeth Robinson 1720?-1800

Montagu Mrs. 1720-1800

Montagu, Mrs. (Elizabeth), 1720-1800

Montague, Elizabeth 1720?-1800

Montaigu, Mistriss 1720?-1800

Robinson, Elizabeth

Robinson Elizabeth 1718-1800

Robinson, Elizabeth 1720?-1800

Robinson Montagu, Elizabeth 1720?-1800

Монтегю, Элизабет

Languages
English (488)

French (19)

German (10)

Italian (2)

Covers
Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism