Table of contents for The philosophical and literary ideas of Mme de Staáeel and of Mme de Genlis / Machteld De Poortere ; translator, John Lavash.

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Introduction¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.	 1
I.	Succinct biography of the two women writers¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿..	 9
Mme de Genlis (1746-1830)¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿	 9
Mme de Staël (1766-1817)¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿...	 17
Elements of comparison between Mme de Genlis
and Mme de Staël¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿..	 22
II.	Historical perspective¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿	 25
The 17th and 18th centuries¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..	 25
The Revolution¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..	 28
Napoléon and the Empire¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..	 37
III.	The novel¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿...	 47
The conception of the novel¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..	 47
Delphine, Corinne, La Duchesse de La Vallière, and Mme de Maintenon	 48
The perspective of Louis-Simon Auger¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..	 52
IV.	Mme de Genlis, Mme de Staël and their heroines¿¿¿¿¿¿¿..	 55
Relation between the heroines and their authors¿¿¿¿...	 55
Mme de Genlis and the historical genre¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿...	 58
Romanticism¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.	 66
La Duchesse de La Vallière of Mme de Genlis and La Princesse de Clèves of Mme de Lafayette¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿...	 82
Comparing La Duchesse de La Vallière and Mme de Maintenon with Delphine and Corinne¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.	 86
V.	Philosophy and religion¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.	 89
General conception¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.	 89
Criticism of the philosopher by Mme de Genlis¿¿¿¿¿¿....	 91
Galimatias, passions, suicide, and pride¿¿¿¿.¿¿¿¿¿...	 96
The influence of Rousseau, Voltaire and Chateaubriand¿¿¿.	100
Conclusion¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿	119
Bibliography¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿¿.	125

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Genlis, Stãaephanie Fãaelicitãae, comtesse de, 1746-1830.
Staáeel, Madame de (Anne-Louise-Germaine), 1766-1817.