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Mistress to an age : a life of Madame de Staël

Author: J Christopher Herold
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, 1964.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herold, J. Christopher.
Mistress to an age.
New York, Time, [1964, ©1958]
(OCoLC)654563158
Named Person: Staël, Madame de; Staël, Madame de
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Christopher Herold
OCLC Number: 1285330
Notes: Time reading program special edition.
Description: xxix, 615 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The Neckers --
The Obscure years of Monsieur Necker --
The Romance of Suzanne Curchod --
Madame Necker's drawing room --
The Trinity and the triangle --
Love and politics --
Marriage and emancipation --
Revolution and intoxication --
Love and politics --
The heartbreak and the terror --
Benjamin --
"This miserable gypsy life" --
Two tyrants --
Ideology --
The Ideophobe defied --
Weimar, Berlin and fate --
The Isle of Calypso --
Corinne and Adolphe --
Farce, tragedy, and histrionics --
The Vanity of human wishes --
Caliban --
Defeat in victory --
Not the port but the grave --
Epliogue --
Bibliographic essay --
Index.
Responsibility: J. Christopher Herold ; with a new introduction by Rebecca West.

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