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Germaine de Staël & Benjamin Constant

Renee Winegarten

Germaine de Staël & Benjamin Constant

a dual biography

by Renee Winegarten

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Staël, -- Madame de -- 1766-1817,
  • Constant, Benjamin, -- 1767-1830,
  • Women authors, French -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Authors, French -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Novelists, Swiss -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Intellectuals -- France -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (319-326) and index.

    Other titlesGermaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant
    StatementRenee Winegarten.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2431.Z5 W56 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 p. ;
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18686991M
    ISBN 100300119259
    ISBN 109780300119251
    LC Control Number2007940634

      Madame de Staël and Benjamin Constant by Benjamin Constant, Staël (Anne-Louise -Germaine) Publication date Publisher G. P. Putnam's sons Collection americana Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Staël, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), Lettres de Madame de Staël à Benjamin Constant.

    Renee Winegarten is the author of Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant ( avg rating, 6 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Writers and Revolution /5.   Benjamin Constant and Germaine de Staël, the misfortunes of freedom August 3, August 3, by archyde THE MYTHICAL COUPLES OF LITERATURE (2/6) – The essayist had a passionate affair with the lady of Coppet, resembling vaudeville.

    Benjamin Constant, in full Henri-Benjamin Constant de Rebecque, (born Oct. 25, , Lausanne, Switz.—died Dec. 8, , Paris), Franco-Swiss novelist and political writer, the author of Adolphe, a forerunner of the modern psychological novel.. The son of a Swiss officer in the Dutch service, whose family was of French origin, he studied at Erlangen, Ger., briefly at the University of Oxford.   (William C. Carter) "Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant, champions of liberty and republican government in Paris during the revolutionary tumult of the late 18th century, are superbly 3/5(2).


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(William C. Carter) "Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant, champions of liberty and republican government in Paris during the revolutionary tumult of the late 18th century, are superbly captured in Renee Winegarten's 'dual biography'"―Louis Auchincloss, Wall Street Journal (Louis Auchincloss Wall Street Journal )3/5(2).

The first full-length exploration of the tempestuous relationship between two leading writers, thinkers, and political activists of the French revolutionary age When they first met inshortly after the Reign of Terror, Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant were both in their twenties, both married, and both outsiders.

"Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant, champions of liberty and republican government in Paris during the revolutionary tumult of the late 18th century, are superbly captured in Renee Winegarten's 'dual biography'"—Louis Auchincloss, Wall Street Journal.

Exploring their relationships with Napoleon and the Bourbons, their different responses to the momentous upheavals of postrevolutionary France, their support of individual liberty with order, and more, the book concludes with an appreciation of de Staël’s and Constant’s singular contributions to a new literature and to the history of liberty.

The first full-length exploration of the tempestuous relationship between two leading writers, thinkers, and political activists of the French revolutionary age When they first met inshortly.

Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker was the sole issue of the marriage of Suzanne Curchod and Jacques Necker; Benjamin Constant was the sole issue of the marriage of Henriette de Chandieu and Juste Constant de Rebecque. The essential and dominating fact of Benjamin’s early life was the death of his mother, a fortnight after his birth.

Review: Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant by Renee Winegarten. AM BST 10 Aug including the books de Staël and Constant. When they first met inshortly after the Reign of Terror, Germaine de Stael and Benjamin Constant were both in their twenties, both married, and both outsiders. She was already celebrated and a published writer, whereas he, though ambitious, was unknown.

Benjamin Constant Chateaubriand Coppet cultural Cultural Development De l'Angletterre French Mistresses French Revolution Germaine de Staël Literary Circles Literature Madame de Stael Mistresses in France Mme Recamier Napoleon Social Graces Social Influence Society Woman of Letters.

Germaine de Staël, in full Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker, Baronne (baroness) de Staël-Holstein, byname Madame de Staël, (born ApParis, Fr.—died JParis), French-Swiss woman of letters, political propagandist, and conversationalist, who epitomized the European culture of her time, bridging the history of ideas from Neoclassicism to Romanticism.

Only those who lived before the French Revolution, said Talleyrand, could know the true sweetness of life. Reading "Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant" (Yale University Press, pages, $35), the new "dual biography" by Renee Winegarten, suggests that the notoriously wily and corrupt diplomat was at best half-right.

Summary: "When they first met inshortly after the Reign of Terror, Germaine de Stael and Benjamin Constant were both in their twenties, both married, and both outsiders. She was already celebrated and a published writer, whereas he, though ambitious, was unknown.

Madame de Staël & Benjamin Constant. Germaine Baroness de Staël (Madame de Staël) was the daughter of Swiss banker (and pre-revolutionary French minister of finance) Jacques Necker and is known for her literary salon in -Benjamin Constant de Rebecque, son of a exiled French Huguenot family was born in Lausanne, Lake Geneva, Switzerland.

Buy Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant: A Dual Biography by Renee Winegarten (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.3/5(1).

By Jacques de Saint Victor Benjamin Constant and Germaine de Staël painted aroundrespectively by Hercule de Roches and by Marie-Éléonore Godefroid. Costa / Å Costa / Leemage / Â © MP / Leemage The story of these amorous duets who have marked the letters with their extraordinary life, of which we can find an echo in their work.

Germaine de Staël (–) is perhaps best known today as a novelist, literary critic, and outspoken and independent thinker. Yet she was also a prominent figure in politics during the French Revolution.

The authors consider the diverse settings of Scotland, the American colonies, the new United States, and France and examine the writings of six leading thinkers of this period: Adam Smith, Adam Ferguson, James Madison, Thomas Paine, Germaine de Staël, and Benjamin Constant.

The book traces the process by which these thinkers transformed and. Germaine de Stael and Benjamin Constant A Dual Biography by Renee Winegarten ISBN ISBN Hardcover; New Haven, Ct: Yale University Press, ; ISBN Biography.

Henri-Benjamin Constant was born in Lausanne to descendants of French Huguenot Protestants who had fled from Artois to Switzerland during the Huguenot Wars in the 16th century. His father, Jules Constant de Rebecque, served as a high-ranking officer in the Dutch States Army, like his grandfather, his uncle and his cousin Jean Victor de Constant Rebecque.

Benjamin Constant by Lina Vallier In Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant lived in the remains of the Abbey of Herivaux. After her flight from Paris, Germaine moved to Rolle in Switzerland, where Albert was born.

She was supported by de Montmorency and the Marquis de Jaucourt, whom she had previously supplied with Swedish : Anne-Louise Germaine Necker, 22 April. Germaine De Staël & Benjamin Constant A Dual Biography (Book): Winegarten, Renee: The first full-length exploration of the tempestuous relationship between two leading writers, thinkers, and political activists of the French revolutionary age When they first met inshortly after the Reign of Terror, Germaine de Staël and Benjamin Constant were both in their twenties, both married.Benjamin Constant was the key thinker in the French classical liberal tradition between Montesquieu and Tocqueville.

he met Mme. Germaine de Staël (–), divorced his then-wife Wilhelmine, and returned with Mme. de Staël to Paris in In Book XVIII, Constant both looks back to the Revolution and anticipates events of our.Madame de Staël and Benjamin Constant - Ebook written by Madame de Staël (Anne-Louise-Germaine), Benjamin Constant.

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