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Marie Antoinette : the portrait of an average woman

Author: Stefan Zweig; Eden Paul; Cedar Paul
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Pub. Co., [1933]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Stefan Zweig's "Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman" is a dramatic account of the guillotine's most famous victim, from the time when as a fourteen-year-old she took Versailles by storm, to her frustrations with her aloof husband, her passionate love affair with the Swedish Count von Fersen, and ultimately to the chaos of the French Revolution and the savagery of the Terror.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942.
Marie Antoinette.
Garden City, N.Y. : Garden City Pub. Co., [1933]
(OCoLC)610341086
Named Person: Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; MARIA ANTONIETA, REINA CONSORTE DE LUIS XVI REY DE FRANCIA; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Zweig; Eden Paul; Cedar Paul
OCLC Number: 6437139
Description: viii, xi-xv, 476 pages : frontispiece, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: A child marriage --
Secret of the alcove --
Debut at Versailles --
Fight for a word --
Conquest of Paris --
The king is deas, long live the king! --
Portrait of a royal couple --
Queen of the Rococo --
Trianon --
The new society --
A fraternal visit --
Motherhood --
The queen becomes unpopular --
A thunderclap in the Rococo theatre --
The diamond necklace --
Trial and sentence --
The people and the queen awaken --
The decisive summer --
Friends desert --
The friend appears --
Was he or was he not? --
The last night in Versailles --
The hearse of the monarchy --
Self-awareness --
Mirabeau --
Preparations for escape --
The flight to Varennes --
The night in Varennes --
Return to Paris --
Reciprocal deception --
The friend's last appearance --
Flight into war --
Last cries --
The tenth of August --
The temple --
Marie Antoinette alone --
Final solitude --
The conciergerie --
A last endeavour --
The supreme infamy --
Preliminary examination --
On trial before the revolutionary tribunal --
Drive to the scaffold --
The keening.
Responsibility: Stefan Zweig, translated by Eden and Cedar Paul.

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Stefan Zweig's "Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman" is a dramatic account of the guillotine's most famous victim, from the time when as a fourteen-year-old she took Versailles by storm, to her frustrations with her aloof husband, her passionate love affair with the Swedish Count von Fersen, and ultimately to the chaos of the French Revolution and the savagery of the Terror.

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