People/Characters: Madeleine de Scudery

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The enthusiasts of Port-Royal by Lilian Rea
French Women Poets of Nine Centuries: The Distaff and the Pen by Norman R. Shapiro
French Women Writers by Eva Martin Sartori
Madeleine de Scudery: Her Romantic Life and Death by Dorothy McDougall
Les précieux et les précieuses by Georges Mongrédien
Salons, history, and the creation of seventeenth-century France : mastering memory by Faith Evelyn Beasley
Selected Letters, Orations, and Rhetorical Dialogues by Madeleine de Scudéry
La Société Française au XVIIe Siècle d'après le Grand Cyrus de Mlle. de Scudéry by Victor Cousin
The Women of the French Salons by Amelia Gere Mason

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Madeleine de Scudéry (1607–1701), known simply as Mademoiselle de Scudéry, was a popular French writer and salonniere. She's best remembered for her devotion to the art of conversation and as a champion of women's participation in literary culture.

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