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Author: Navarre, Marguerite de

Spouse/other names:d'Angoulême, de Valois
Year of birth:1492
Year of death:1549
About her personal situation:Received a boy's education. Had a writing daughter: Jeanne d'Albret / Jehanne de Navarre. Soeur de François 1er, roi de France et épouse d'Henri II d'Albret, roi de Navarre. S'entoure d'écrivains, érudits et philosophes Daughter of Charles d'Orléans and Louise de Savoie. Father died when she was 4 years old. standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Angoulême • Locations where lived : Angoulême, Madrid, Odos-en-Bigorre • Location where died : Odos-en-Bigorre National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married, widowed, remarried (to Henri d'Albret) Number of children : 2 (1 daughter, 1 son) Social class : nobility Religion/ideology : catholic

Relations to other authors: Aunt of Valois, Marguerite de

About her professional situation:"never had to face male control or hostility" (Boursier, "Feminine voice") standardizingjul12jdg: Profession(s) and activities : - cultural and educational patron - fiction writer - poet - salonnière Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors / historical figures : - François 1er Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:Mentioned in: - Brantôme (1535-1614), dans Le Recueil des dames - La Porte 1769 I, 35-71 (see hyperlink for list) - Boudier de Villemert 1778 - Briquet 1804 - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Desplantes et Pouthier, 1890, p.15-30 - Larnac, Histoire de la littérature féminine en France, 1921 - Moulin, La poésie féminine, 1966, p.106 - Mitterand, Littérature XVIIe 1987 (p. 373, 384) - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992 - Chapter in: - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) I, 248, 305, 318 - Lerner, Creation of Feminist Consciousness, 1993, discussed p.148-9, 228-9 - Debeljak, Pregled, 1912
Other Women's Voices: biography
women Writers' Network: list La Porte 1769
New SIEFAR Dictionnaire Briquet
New biography SIEFAR
New SIEFAR Boudier de Villemertt

Editors: Emma van den Eynde (update on 12 December 2009)
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Works written by this author

E 1 *Marguerite de Navarre, the author ()
E 2 Heptaméron ou histoire des amans fortunez (1558)
E 3 Le miroir de l'ame pecheresse (1533)
E 4 Oeuvres ()

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