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Letters written in France : in the Summer 1790, to a friend in England, containing various anecdotes relative to the French Revolution

Author: Helen Maria Williams
Publisher: Peterborough, Ont. ; Orchard Park, NY : Broadview Press, ©2001.
Series: Broadview literary texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Helen Maria Williams was a poet, novelist, and radical thinker deeply immersed in the political struggles of the 1790s. Her Letters Written in France is the first and most important of eight volumes chronicling the French Revolution to an England fearful of another civil war. Her twenty-six letters recounting Old Regime tyranny and revolutionary events provide both an apology for the Revolution and a representation  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Records and correspondence
Briefsammlung 1790
Correspondence
Correspondance
Named Person: Helen Maria Williams; Augustin François Thomas Du Fossé; Helen Maria Williams; Augustin François Thomas Du Fossé; Augustin François Thomas Du Fossé; Helen Maria Williams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Maria Williams
ISBN: 1551112558 9781551112558
OCLC Number: 45557284
Notes: Originally published: London : T. Cadell, 1790.
Description: 295 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Helen Maria Williams: A Brief Chronology --
Contemporary Historical Events --
A Note on the Text --
Letters Written in France, in the Summer 1790 --
Excerpts From Later Volumes of Williams's Letters from France --
Letters from France: Containing Many New Anecdotes (1792) --
Letters from France: Containing ... Interesting and Original Information, vol. I (1793) --
Letters from France: Containing ... Interesting and Original Information, vol. II (1793) --
Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France [May 1793-July 1794], vol. I (1795) --
Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France [May 1793-July 1794], vol. II (1795) --
Letters Containing a Sketch of the Scenes ... during the Tyranny of Robespierre (1795) --
Letters Containing a Sketch of the Politics of France [July 1794-95] (1796) --
Selected Poetry by Williams --
"To Sensibility" --
A Poem on the Bill Lately Passed for Regulating the Slave Trade --
"The Bastille, A Vision" (from Julia, a Novel; Interspersed with Some Poetical Pieces) --
A Farewell, for Two Years, to England. A Poem --
Critical Reviews of Letters Written in France --
The Analytical Review --
The General Magazine --
The Monthly Review --
The Universal Magazine --
The Critical Review --
The Gentleman's Magazine --
The English Review --
Other Contemporary Responses to Letters Written in France --
Edward Jerningham, "On Reading 'Letters Written from France'" --
Hester Thrale Piozzi, from Thraliana --
Two Letters by Anna Seward --
Society of Friends of the Constitution at Rouen.
Series Title: Broadview literary texts.
Responsibility: Helen Maria Williams.
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The first and most important of eight volumes chronicling the French Revolution to an England fearful of another civil war. The author's twenty-six letters recounting old regime tyranny and  Read more...

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