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Author: Caylus, Marthe-Marguerite, Comtesse de

Spouse/other names:Marquise de Villette
Year of birth:1671
Year of death:1729
About her personal situation:Married aged 13. Mother catholic, father protestant. Jacquinet, p.260 standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Poitou 17-04-1671 • Locations where lived : Paris, Poitou, Saint-Cyr, Versailles • Location where died : Paris 15-04-1729 National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married Number of children : 2 (sons : Anne Claude de Caylus) Social class : nobility Religion/ideology : protestant (until 1681)

Relations to other authors:
Niece of Maintenon, Françoise de

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Profession(s) and activities : - memoirist / diarist - translator from English (Pope) Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors / historical figures : - Louis XIV Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:Mentioned in: - La Porte 1769 II, 395 - Boudier de Villemert 1778 - Briquet 1804 - Sainte-Beuve, Causeries du Lundi, III, 56-70 et IV,259 (Jose Luis Diaz, "Sainte-Beuve chez les Muses", in Romantisme no 77, 1992, p.78, p.83 et p.86 n.24) - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Larnac, Histoire de la littérature féminine en France, 1921 - Mazenod/Schoeller - Debeljak, Pregled, 1912 - CR: Maintenon, Mme de; Caylus, Mme de; Dangeau, Mme de; Leroy, Pierre-E.; Loyau, Marcel; Fumaroli, Marc; Michel, Albin; Walch, Agnès / In: XVIIe siècle; vol. 51 (1999), afl. 205, pag. 777 (1) / 1999
Websites: Marquise de Caylus on Wikipedia
New SIEFAR Dictionnaire Briquet
List La Porte
New SIEFAR Boudier de Villemertt

Editors: Emma van den Eynde (update on 12 December 2009)
Janouk de Groot (update on 13 July 2012)
Tanja Badalic (update on 22 August 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 23 August 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 February 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 March 2013)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Marthe-Marguerite Caylus, the author ()
E 2 La boucle de cheveux enlevée, poème héroï-comique (1728)
E 3 Mes souvenirs [de la Marquise de Caylus] (1770)

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