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Madame de Staël

Author (22-Apr-1766 — 14-Jul-1817)


Wayne Andrews. Germaine: A Portrait of Madame de StaŽl. New York: Atheneum. 1963. 237pp.

Gretchen Rous Besser. Germaine de StaŽl Revisited. Twayne. 1994. 180pp.

Charlotte Julia von Leyden Blennerhassett. Translated by Jane Eliza Gordon-Cumming. Madame de StaŽl: Her Friends and Her Influence in Politics and Literature. London: Chapman and Hall. 1889. (3 vols.)

Robert Casillo. The Empire of Stereotypes: Germaine de Stael and the Idea of Italy. Palgrave Macmillan. 2006. 379pp.

L. Maria Child. Memoirs of Madame de StaŽl and of Madame Roland. New York and Boston: C. S. Francis and Company. 1847. 241pp.

Sergine Dixon. Germaine de Stael, Daughter of the Enlightenment: The Writer and Her Turbulent Era. Prometheus Books. 2007. 303pp.

Bella Duffy. Madame de StaŽl. Boston: Roberts Brothers. 1887. 239pp.

Maria Fairweather. Madame de StaŽl: An Extraordinary Life. Carroll & Graf. 2005. 522pp.

Roberta J. Forsberg. Madame de StaŽl and the English. Astra Books. 1967. 160pp.

Madelyn Gutwirth. Madame de StaŽl, Novelist: The Emergence of the Artist as Woman. University of Illinois Press. 1978. 324pp.

Madelyn Gutwirth; Avriel Goldberger; Karyna Szmurlo (editors). Germaine de StaŽl: Crossing the Borders. Rutgers University Press. 1991. 248pp.

Andrew Haggard. Madame de StaŽl: Her Trials and Triumphs. George H. Doran and Company. 1922. 295pp.

J. Christopher Herold. Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de StaŽl. Bobbs-Merrill. 1958. 500pp.

Charlotte Hogsett. The Literary Existence of Germaine de StaŽl. Southern Illinois University Press. 1987. 197pp.

David Glass Larg. Translated by Veronica Lucas. Madame de StaŽl: Her Life as Revealed in Her Work, 1766-1880: A Biographical Study of a Mind and Soul. London: George Routledge & Sons. 1926. 332pp.

Maurice Levaillant. The Passionate Exiles: Madame de StaŽl and Madame Rťcamier. Farrar, Straus and Cudahy. 1958. 354pp. Translation of Une amitiť amoureuse.

Linda M. Lewis. Germaine de StaŽl, George Sand, and the Victorian Woman Artist. University of Missouri Press. 2003. 278pp.

Elisabeth de Nolde (editor). Translated by Charlotte Harwood. Madame de StaŽl and Benjamin Constant: Unpublished Letters. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1907. 298pp.

Maria Norris. Life and Times of Madame de StaŽl. London: David Bogue. 1853. 388pp.

Helen B. Posgate. Madame de StaŽl. Twayne. 1968. 194pp.

Albert Sorel. Translated by Fanny Hale Gardiner. Madame de StaŽl. Chicago: A. C. McClurg and Company. 1891. 262pp.

Abel Stevens. Madame de StaŽl: A Study of Her Life and Times. London: John Murray. 1881. (2 vols.)

Karyna Szmurlo. The Novel's Seductions: StaŽl's Corinne in Critical Inquiry. Bucknell University Press. 1999. 321pp.

Joanne Wilkes. Lord Byron and Madame de StaŽl: Born for Opposition. Ashgate Publishing. 1999. 210pp.

Robert McNair Wilson. Madame de StaŽl: High Priestess of Love. R. M. McBride & Company. 1931. 375pp.

Renee Winegarten. Germaine de StaŽl & Benjamin Constant: A Dual Biography. Yale University Press. 2008. 343pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.975)

  5. New York Public Library Literature Companion (p.313)

  6. International Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.440)

  7. A Short Biographical Dictionary of Foreign Literature (p.253)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.463)

  9. Concise Biographical Dictionary of Famous Men and Women (p.646)

  10. The Feminist Companion to Literature in English (p.1018)

  11. Northeastern Dictionary of Women's Biography (p.164)

  12. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.31)

  13. Makers of 19th Century Culture: 1800-1914 (p.426)

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