Madame De Stael
By (author) Maria Fairweather
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Madame De Stael by Maria Fairweather
Book DescriptionIn her lifetime it was widely said that there were three political powers in EuropeBritain, Russia, and Madame de Stel. Byron described her as "the first female writer of this, perhaps of any age," Germaine de Stel was certainly the most remarkable woman of her time and she remains uniqueboth for the scope of her artistic and intellectual achievements, and the force of her political influence which helped to bring down Napoleon. Born in Paris in 1766, the daughter of Jacques Necker, Louis XVI's influential and reforming finance minister, Germaine de Stel was brought up in her mother's salon, amidst the philosophers of the French Enlightenment. A prodigious and disciplined intellect, a need for love and a love of liberty, together with remarkable courage in both public and private life, de Stel was driven to disregard dangers and conventions alike, often at great cost.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780786717057
(210mm x 140mm x 42mm)
Imprint: Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc
Publisher: Carroll & Graf Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 6-Feb-2006
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Maria Fairweather
Madame de Stael is Maria Fairweather's second biography. The first was The Pilgrim Princess: A Life of Princess Volkonsky published in 1999 of which Victoria Glendinning wrote, "A rich, compelling historical biography--the extraordinary story of a beautfiul princess whose life and loves were intimately interwoven with those of great men at the cataclysmic centre of events in early nineteenth-century Europe." Maria Fairtweather resides in England.
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