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Author Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701.
Title Works. Selections. English. 2004
Selected letters, orations, and rhetorical dialogues / Madeleine de Scudéry ; edited and translated by Jane Donawerth and Julie Strongson.
Imprint Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004.

Author Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701.
Series Other voice in early modern Europe
Other voice in early modern Europe.
Subject Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701. Works. Selections.
French literature -- 17th century.
Alt Name Donawerth, Jane, 1947-
Strongson, Julie.
Description 1 online resource (xxxi, 174 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 39-43) and index.
Summary Madeleine de Scudéry (1607-1701) was the most popular novelist in her time, read in French in volume installments all over Europe and translated into English, German, Italian, and even Arabic. But she was also a charismatic figure in French salon culture, a woman who supported herself through her writing and defended women's education. She was the first woman to be honored by the French Academy, and she earned a pension from Louis XIV for her writing. Selected Letters, Orations, and Rhetorical Dialogues is a careful selection of Scudéry's shorter writings, emphasizing her abilities as a rhetor.
Note Print version record.
Contents Acknowledgments; Series Editors' Introduction; Volume Editors' Introduction; Volume Editors' Bibliography; Model Letters from "Amorous Letters" (1641); Fictional Orations from "Famous Women" (1665); Rhetorical Dialogues; Series Editors' Bibliography; Index
Note English.
ISBN 9780226144122 (electronic bk.)
0226144127 (electronic bk.)
9780226144030 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226144038 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780226144047 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0226144046 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1281125474
9781281125477
0226144038 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0226144046 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9786611125479
6611125477
OCLC # 290503980
Additional Format Print version: Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701. Selections. English. 2004. Selected letters, orations, and rhetorical dialogues. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2004 (DLC) 2003023250


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