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Madame de Sévigné : a life and letters

Author: Frances Mossiker
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 1985, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Columbia University Press Morningside edView all editions and formats
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This biography of Mme de Sevigne brings to life the world of seventeenth-century France, a mother and her daughter, a writer and her brilliant letters. The passion and the pathos of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de; Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de; Marie de Rabutin-Chantal Sévigné, marquise de; Marie de Rabutin-Chantal ((de)) Sévigné
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Mossiker
ISBN: 0231061536 9780231061537
OCLC Number: 11755842
Description: xviii, 538 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chronology Preface Text Pen-Portrait of Mme de Sevigne Appendix
Responsibility: Frances Mossiker.

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Vividly evokers [Mmd de Sevigne], her intimate circle, and her era in this scintillating enjoyable book grounded in good scholarship. -- Edmund Fuller Wall Street Journal

 
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