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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Her Life And Letters 1689 To 1762

by Lewis Melville

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Published by Kessinger Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Literature: Classics,
  • Literary Collections,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Letters

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8471224M
    ISBN 101419129082
    ISBN 109781419129087
    OCLC/WorldCa77536518

    Born on to Evelyn and Mary Pierrepont, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu is remembered primarily as a letter writer. Her father was a wealthy Whig who later became the Marquess of Dorchester, and Lady Mary, like other aristocratic women of her time, was educated at home. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Her Life and Letters () by Lewis Melville. Project Gutenberg Release # Select author names above for additional information and titles. Download the ebook in a format below. Additional formats may also be available from the main Gutenberg site.

    Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley (–)Self-taught aristocrat of keen intelligence and sparkling wit, whose most enduring legacy can be found in her hundreds of surviving letters which incisively describe the mores of English high society, the mysteries of the East, and the life of an aristocratic exile in 18th-century Italy and France. Name variations: Mary Wortley-Montagu. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu () was the most important woman writer of the eighteenth century, and one of the most exciting and complex authors of either sex. This collection of narratives challenges existing accounts of the romance, the novel, and eighteenth-century women.

    Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, –, English author, noted primarily for her highly descriptive letters. She was the daughter of the first duke of Kingston. In she married Edward Wortley Montagu, who became ambassador to Turkey in This scholarly study of the letters written by Lady Mary (), an English aristocrat, highlights one of the few artistic avenues open to women during the 18th century.


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lewis, melville, gutenberg. LADY MARY WORTLEY MONTAGUE ** Reviews: 1. Full text of "Lady Mary Wortley Montague: Her Life and Letters ()" See other formats. The letters and works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu by Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, ; Wharncliffe, James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, Baron, ; Thomas, (William Moy), ; Stuart, Louisa, Lady, Pages: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, née Pierrepont, (baptizedLondon, Eng.—died Aug.

21,London), the most colourful Englishwoman of her time and a brilliant and versatile writer. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (née Pierrepont; – 21 Aug ) was an English aristocrat, letter writer, and poet.

Lady Mary is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from travels to the Ottoman Empire, as wife to the British ambassador to Turkey, which have been described by Billie Melman as "the very first example of a secular work by a woman.

And the reason can be traced back to the extraordinary Mary Montagu. Born in to a wealthy and literally entitled family (her father was a Duke) Mary was pretty, witty and indulged. Montagu was born on 26 Maythe first daughter of Evelyn and Mary Pierrepont.

Her father became earl of Kingston the year after her birth. Montagu's early influences were the same as those of her male contemporaries: the classics, John Dryden, and French romances.

However, denied a classical education because she was a woman, she was educated at home and taught herself Latin in her father's. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu () nee Pierrepont was one of the so-called Augustan age in England’s most colourful adventuresses and an interesting woman of influence.

Born into wealthy surroundings, Lady Mary’s mother died when she was three and her father the 1 st Duke of Kingston upon Hull and a despised governess then raised her. A self-confessed poet and lover of. The Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was an English aristocrat and writer.

Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, which have been described by Billie Melman as the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient/5.

Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley [née Lady Mary Pierrepont] (bap. d. ), writer, was baptized at St Paul's, Covent Garden, London, on 26 May She was the eldest child of Evelyn Pierrepont, later first duke of Kingston (bap.d.

), and his first wife, Lady Mary Feilding (/9–).Her mother had three more children before dying late in "Lady Mary Wortley Montague, Her Life and Letters ()" by Lewis Melville, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre.

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The English aristocrat and writer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu () is today remembered particularly for her letters from Turkey, an early example of a secular work by a Western woman about the Muslim Orient. When Lady Mary was in the Ottoman Empire, she discovered the local practice of variolation, the inoculation against smallpox.

Unlike Jenner's later vaccination, which used cowpox. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (15 May – 21 August ) was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, as wife to the British ambassador, which have been described by Billie Melman as “the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim OrienChildren: Mary Stuart, Countess of Bute.Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu; Publisher: Ravenio Books ISBN: N.A Category: History Page: N.A View: DOWNLOAD NOW» Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (15 May – 21 August ) was the wife of British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, mainly remembered for her letters from Turkey and their insightful remarks on life in the Muslim Orient.