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Author: Rémusat, Madame de

Spouse/other names:Gravier de Vergennes, Comtesse Claire-Elisabeth-Jeanne
Year of birth:1780
Year of death:1821
About her personal situation:Father guillotined during Revolution. Married aged 16. standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Paris 05-01-1780 • Locations where lived : Paris, Saint-Gratien • Location where died : Paris 16-12-1821 National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married (1796) Number of children : 2 or more (2 sons : Charles de Rémusat, Albert Dominique) Social class : nobility Religion/ideology : unknown

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About her professional situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Profession(s) and activities : - essayist - fiction writer - lady-in-waiting - memoirist - salonnière - writer of textbooks Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors / historical figures : - Charles de Rémusat - Napoléon Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "In her essay (Essai sur l'éducation des femmes) she urges her female readers to cultivate modesty and humility and was intended; as critic Claire Moses observes, 'to help women achieve usefulness and dignity' through domestic competence". - Debeljak, Pregled, 1912 Sainte-Beuve, Portraits de femmes, 458, 470, 474, Causeries du Lundi, IV, 249 (José Luis Diaz, "Sainte-Beuve chez les Muses", in Romantisme no 77, 1992, p. 80 n. 12 et p. 83)
Websites: On-line bibliography
Madame de Rémusat on Wikipedia

Editors: Marleen Dek (update on 12 December 2009)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 July 2012)
Tanja Badalic (update on 22 August 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Madame de Rémusat, the author ()
E 2 Les Lettr'es espagnols, ou l'Ambitieux (1818)
E 3 Mémoires de Madame de Rémusat (1880)

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