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Mistress to an Age book. Published January 1st 1958 by Time Life Medical. Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël. 0809436558 (ISBN13: 9780809436552). Madame de Stael was courageous and prolific in her contacts with important personages of her age. A prolific letter writer, she also wrote novels and drama. In the 1790s she established a salon at Coppe This is a marvelous introduction to an amazing woman who participated in the beginnings of Romanticism.
The Time Reading Program (TRP) was a book sales club run by. .Time revived the program in the early 1980s, with many of the same titles. Mistress to an Age: A life of Madame de Staël, J. Christopher Herold. Christ Stopped at Eboli, Carlo Levi.
The Time Reading Program (TRP) was a book sales club run by Time–Life, the publisher of Time magazine, from 1962 through 1966. Time was known for its magazines, and nonfiction book series' published under the Time-Life imprint, while the TRP books were reprints of an eclectic set of literature, both classic and contemporary, as well as nonfiction works and topics in history. The Bridge Over the River Kwai, Pierre Boulle and Xan Fielding.
Madame de Stael was an important figure, but not as important as the length of this book merits. Also, his prose is mediocre. Maybe that's asking a lot of an historian who isn't a literary man (like Nicolson), but there are other biographers and historians who write much more readably.
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Herold was perhaps best known for Mistress to an Age: a Life of Madame de Stael, a Bookof-theMonth Club selection that won the National Book Award for nonfiction in 1958
Herold was perhaps best known for Mistress to an Age: a Life of Madame de Stael, a Bookof-theMonth Club selection that won the National Book Award for nonfiction in 1958. The author was a slim man of medium height who wrote in longhand and liked to work against a deadline. He was born in Czechoslovakia of Austrian parents. Mr. Herold's grandfather was the late pianist Artur Schnabel. In 1939, after the family had moved to Germany, it was he who urged the young Mr. Herold to immigrate to the United States.
GERMAINE DE STAËL: Mistress to an Age. An aristocrat and daughter of great wealth, she assisted at the birth of the French Revolution; her days and nights a turmoil of political and amorous intrigue, she wrote novels at the breakfast table and pamphlets while she changed her clothes. Disciple of constancy and the grand passion, she carried on ardent, profound love affairs with four brilliant, demanding men at the same time-and satisfied and tortured them all. Genius, great heart, great lover, any man who knew Germaine was hers forever. Lc Classification Number.
Christopher Herold vigorously tells the story of the fierce Madame de Stael, revealing her courageous opposition to Napoleon, her whirlwind affairs with the great intellectuals of her day, and her idealistic rebellion against all that was cynical, tyrannical, and passionless. Germaine de Stael's father was Jacques Necker, the finance minister to Louis XVI, and her mother ran an influecntial literary-political. Time was known for its magazines, and nonfiction book series' published under the Time-Life imprint, while the TRP books were reprints of an eclectic set of literature, both. Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein, commonly known as Madame de Staël, was a French woman of letters and historian of Genevan origin whose lifetime overlapped with the events of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic era.