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Far from home in early modern France : three women's stories

Author: Marie de l'Incarnation, mère SaintDu Boccage, MadameHenriette Lucie Dillon La Tour du Pin Gouvernet, marquise deColette H WinnLauren KingAll authors
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Iter Press, 2022.
Series: The other voice in early modern Europe: the Toronto series, 92
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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"Travel accounts by three French women who journeyed through Europe, New France, and the new United States in the 17th- and 18th-centuries, their experiences documented in letters and memoir"--
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Named Person: Marie de l'Incarnation, mère Saint; Du Boccage, Madame; Henriette Lucie Dillon La Tour du Pin Gouvernet, marquise de; Du Boccage, Madame; Henriette Lucie Dillon La Tour du Pin Gouvernet, marquise de; Marie de l'Incarnation, mère Saint
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marie de l'Incarnation, mère Saint; Du Boccage, Madame; Henriette Lucie Dillon La Tour du Pin Gouvernet, marquise de; Colette H Winn; Lauren King; Elizabeth Hagstrom
ISBN: 9781649590541 1649590547
OCLC Number: 1276932195
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
The other voice --
Marie Guyart de l'Incarnation (1599-1672) --
Anne Marie Fiquet Du Boccage (1710-1802) --
Henriette-Lucie Dillon, Marquise de La Tour du Pin (1770-1853) --
Experiencing Otherness --
It will be there that I find bliss... --
Let us step outside our homeland, there will be a new being --
The happiest moment of my existence --
The journey narrative: forms and content --
The missionary letter --
The familiar letter --
The autobiographical memoir: a hybrid form --
Travel writing and gender as a field of investigation and a source for teaching --
Note on the translations --
Travel narratives --
Marie de l'Incarnation, Correspondence --
Madame Du Boccage, Letters on England, Holland, and Italy --
Madame de La Tour du Pin, Journal of a fifty-year-old woman --
Appendix 1: Cécile de Sainte-Croix, The story of her crossing and arrival in Quebec (September 2, 1639) --
Appendix 2: Glossary of places --
Appendix 3: Table of currencies and values --
Appendix 4: Chronology --
Bibliography --
Index of names --
Thematic index.
Series Title: The other voice in early modern Europe: the Toronto series, 92
Responsibility: Marie Guyart de l'Incarnation, Anne-Marie Fiquet Du Boccage, Henriette-Lucie Dillon de La Tour du Pin ; edited and with an introduction by Colette H. Winn ; translated by Lauren King, Elizabeth Hagstrom, Colette H. Winn.

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"Travel accounts by three French women who journeyed through Europe, New France, and the new United States in the 17th- and 18th-centuries, their experiences documented in letters and memoir"--

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