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Author: Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley

Spouse/other names:Montague, Pierrepont
Year of birth:1689
Year of death:1762
About her personal situation:standardizingjul12fms:   Origin • Location where born : London, England • Location where died : London, England   National identity • Nationality : English • Mother tongue : English   Marital status : married (to Edward Wortley Montagu, 1712); separated (1739)   Number of children : 1 son (Edward Wortley Montagu the younger) 1 daughter (Mary Countess of Bute)   Social class : noble   Religion/ideology : Protestant

Relations to other authors:
Friend of Astell, Mary
Cousin of Fielding, Sarah

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12fms: Profession(s) and activities: - poet - writer of fiction - essayist - letter writer - traveller to Turkey - translator from Ancient Greek Languages in which she published : - English Collaboration/connections with male authors : Writer, courtier and memoirist John Hervey (friend). Writer Alexander Pope (admirer, but they later publicly fell out). Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 611.
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Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 30 January 2012)
Francesca Scott (update on 12 July 2012)
Francesca Scott (update on 12 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 August 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, the author ()
E 2 Letters of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Written during Her Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa to Persons of Distinction, Men of Letters, &c. in Different Parts of Europe (1764)
E 3 Sur la Maxime de Mr de Rochefoûcault. Qu'il y a des marriages commodes, mais point des Delicieux. (1740)
E 4 The Sultan's tale (1750)
E 5 The works of the right honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu : including her correspondence, poems, and essays : Published by permission from her genuine papers (1805)
E 6 Turkish Embassy Letters (1763)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Aldenburg, Charlotte-Sophie   -   *Charlotte-Sophie Aldenburg, the author
Xreception 2 Aulnoy, Marie-Cathérine d'   -   Mémoires de la Cour d'Espagne
Xreception 3 Haywood, Eliza   -   The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless
Xreception 4 Lennox, Charlotte (Barbara)   -   The female Quixote; or, the adventures of Arabella
Xreception 5 Schurman, Anna Maria van   -   Dissertatio de ingenii muliebris ad doctrinam & meliores litteras aptitudine
Xreception 6 Scudéry, Madeleine de   -   Clélie, histoire romaine
Xreception 7 Sévigné, Marie de   -   Lettres [de Madame de Sévigné]