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Germaine de Staël

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Published by Rutgers University Press in New Brunswick, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Staël, Madame de 1766-1817 -- Criticism and interpretation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-232) and index.

    Other titlesCrossing the borders.
    Statementedited by Madelyn Gutwirth, Avriel Goldberger, and Karyna Szmurlo.
    ContributionsGutwirth, Madelyn., Goldberger, Avriel H., Szmurlo, Karyna.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2431.Z5 G47 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 248 p. ;
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1881485M
    ISBN 100813516366
    LC Control Number90042141

    The first full-length exploration of the tempestuous relationship between two leading writers, thinkers, and political activists of the French revolutionary age When they first met in , shortly after the Reign of Terror, Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant were both in their twenties, both married, and both outsiders. She was already celebrated and a published writer, whereas he. Delphine, Paperback by Stael, Germaine De; Goldberger, Avriel (TRN), ISBN , ISBN , Like New Used, Free shipping in the US Germaine de Sta\u00ebl's first major novel, Delphine, published in , is a profound commentary on the status of women during a critical period of French political history/5(43).

      And under any circumstances, Biancamaria Fontana's lively and learned new book is a long-overdue testimony to the enduring political significance of Germaine de Stael as a founding figure of the French liberal tradition."--Carla Hesse, Times Higher Education "[A] distinguishing facet of this title is its exquisite writing; the organization /5(4).   "Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant, champions of liberty and republican government in Paris during the revolutionary tumult of the late 18th century, are superbly captured in Renee Winegarten's 'dual biography'"—Louis Auchincloss, Wall Street Journal "[A] fast-paced and entertaining book.

    Germaine de Staël, in full Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker, Baronne (baroness) de Staël-Holstein, byname Madame de Staël was a French-Swiss woman of letters, political propagandist, and conversationalist, who epitomized the European culture of her time, bridging the history of ideas from Neoclassicism to Romanticism. She also gained fame by maintaining a salon for leading intellectuals. Germaine de Staël was born Anne Louise Germaine Necker in Paris on Ap Her father was Jacques Necker, a man of modest origins, who had risen to become Louis XVI 's finance minister. Her mother Suzanne, though stiff and cold, entertained the leading intellectuals and politicians of the day in her famous salon.


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The selections reflect the wide range of her interests; they include novellas, chapters from her novels, literary and sociological criticism, philosophical reflections, a short play, and an eyewitness account of 5/5(1).

"I wish I could meet brilliant Madame de Staël, the woman bold enough to stand up to Napoleon Bonaparte and brave enough to keep going back to revolutionary Paris, but Biancamaria Fontana's intriguing new book, Germaine de Staël: A Political Portrait will have to do."—Elizabeth Cobbs, Times Higher Education.

"An important and original book about a prominent female intellectual who took the measure of the French Revolution in both theoretical and practical terms.

Fontana argues convincingly that Staël's political ideas have been overlooked or underrated in previous treatments of her life and work."--Ruth Scurr, author of Fatal Purity: Robespierre and the French Revolution.

Before she Germaine de Staël had written a romantic drama, Sophie, ou les sentiments secrets (), and a tragedy inspired by Nicholas Rowe, Jane Gray ().

But it was her Lettres sur les ouvrages et le caractère de J.-J. Rousseau (; Letters on the Works and the Character of J.-J. Rousseau) that made her known. Madame de Stael's second novel Corinne (), which takes place mostly in Italy but also in Scotland, infuriated Napoleon because Stael dared to ignore France and suggest that French writers had something to learn from the artistic milieu of Italy and from an intellectually superior heroine/5.

Liverpool University Press is the UK's third oldest university press, with a distinguished history of publishing exceptional research since Author, political activist and salonnière, Germaine de Staël has become the focal point of groundbreaking research in women’s studies, in performing arts, and in language/translation theory.

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This volume makes a representative sample of her work available to English-speaking readers. Germaine de Staël (Posthumous portrait by François Pascal Simon, ) One of the most insightful portions of the book deals with the proper aim of ambition — or what De Staël terms “the love of glory” — and the crucial difference between ego and genius.

Half a century before Dostoyevsky contemplated ambition and success, De Staël. Appears in 14 books from Page At first we are astonished to find coldness, and even something like stiffness, in the author of Werter ; but when we can prevail on him to be perfectly 5/5(1).

Many men knew the 'First Woman of Europe', and Germaine de Staël's legion of lovers included (probably) Talleyrand, whose rise as a diplomat in. Germaine de Stael: A Political Portrait. In this Book. Additional Information. Germaine de Stael: A Political Portrait; Biancamaria Fontana ; Book; Published by: Princeton University Press; View contents.

View Citation; summary. Germaine de Staël (–) is perhaps best known today as a novelist, literary critic, and outspoken and Cited by: 2. Delphine is the first novel by Germaine de Staël, published in The book is written in epistolary form (as a series of letters) and examines the limits of women's freedom in an aristocratic society.

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Two hundred years ago, Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker de Staël-Holstein put her finger on a phenomenon that is upsetting the American presidential race today. She called it “public opinion,” but she used that term in a new way to characterize the difficulty faced by a new breed of political leaders: How could they maintain the tie that [ ].

Germaine de Staël’s (–) life and writings intersect profoundly with a number of political, intellectual, and literary movements. To begin with, she was one of the heirs of Enlightenment thought; her friends and acquaintances included the Encyclopedists Denis Diderot and Jean d’Alembert.

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