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People/Characters: Madame Roland

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Appel à l'impartiale postérité / par la citoyenne Roland, femme du Ministre de l'intérieur, ou, Recueil des écrits qu'elle a rédigés, pendant sa détention, aux prisons de l'Abbaye et de Sainte-Pélagie ; imprimé au profit de sa fille unique, privée de la fortune de ses pere et mere, dont les biens sont toujours séquestrés. by Marie Jeanne Phlipon Roland de LaPlatière
Bedeutende Französinnen : Christine de Pizan, Emilie du Chatelet, Madame de Sevigne, Germaine de Stael, Olympe de Gouges, Madame Roland, George Sand, Simone de Beauvoir by Gerlinde Kraus
Blood Sisters: The French Revolution in Women's Memory by Marilyn Yalom
Brave Women and Their Deeds of Heroism by Joseph Johnson
City of Darkness, City of Light by Marge Piercy
A Daughter of the Seine: The Life of Madame Roland by Jeanette Eaton
Engendering the Republic of Letters: reconnecting public and private spheres in eighteenth-century by Susan Dalton
Etude sur Madame Roland et son temps by Charles A Daubon
Four Frenchwomen by Austin Dobson
French Salons: High Society and Political Sociability from the Old Regime to the Revolution of 1848 by Steven Kale
The Giant of the French Revolution: Danton, A Life by David Lawday
History of Madame Roland, Heroine of the French Revolution by John S. C. Abbott
Les idées religieuses de madame Roland by Edith Bernardin
Immortal Last Words: History's Most Memorable Dying Remarks, Deathbed Statements and Final Farewells by Terry Breverton
Lettres à une amie d'enfance by Roland
Liberty: The Lives and Times of Six Women in Revolutionary France by Lucy Moore
Love by Stendhal
Madame Roland and the Age of Revolution by Gita May
Madame Roland ou la passion révolutionnaire by Francois Kermina
Memoires de Madame Roland by Marie Jeann Philipon
The Memoirs of Madame Roland: A Heroine of the French Revolution by Mme Roland
A New Dictionary of the French Revolution by Richard Ballard
Nine Women: Drawn from the Epoch of the French Revolution by Halina Sokolnikova
The Other Enlightenment: How French Women Became Modern by Carla Hesse
Sexual Politics in the Enlightenment: Women Writers Read Rousseau by Mary Seidman Trouille
The Terror: The Merciless War for Freedom in Revolutionary France by David Andress
The Terror: The Shadow of the Guillotine: France 1792-1794 by Graeme Fife
Vom Königsbett zum Schafott: Frauen als Opfer von Intrigen by Barbara Beck
Wall Tappings: Women's Prison Writings, 200 A.D. to the Present by Judith A. Scheffler
Woman in France During the Eighteenth Century by Julia Kavanagh
Women of the French Revolution by Linda Kelly
The Women of the French Revolution by Jules Michelet
Women of the French Revolution (Women in History) by Thomas Streissguth
The Women of the French Salons by Amelia Gere Mason

Character description

Marie-Jeanne or Manon Roland (1754-1793) is best known simply as Madame Roland. She was a prominent Parisian salonnière and political writer. Together with her husband Jean-Marie Roland de la Platiere, she was a supporter of the French Revolution and an influential member of the Girondist faction. She was executed on the guillotine during the Reign of Terror. Her famous final words were, "O Liberté, que de crimes on commet en ton nom!" (Oh Liberty, what crimes are committed in thy name!)

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