Journals Higher Education



Published: 06 March 2008

344 Pages


ISBN: 9780199238095

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Madame de Staël

The Dangerous Exile

Angelica Goodden

  • A fascinating account of Madame de Staël's life in exile - and of how it shaped her literary and political identity
  • Includes two chapters devoted to de Staël in England - where she became a friend of Byron, Fanny Burney, and Wilberforce
  • Engages with de Staël's celebrity status, her complexity, and her activity as a woman writer and would-be activist

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