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Published: 15 May 2008

320 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 endeavors as a woman writer and would-be activist