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Marie Antoinette.

Author: Stefan Zweig; Eden Paul; Cedar Paul
Publisher: New York : Pushkin Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Stefan Zweig based his biography of Marie Antoinette, who became the Queen of France when still a teenager, on her correspondence with both her mother and her great love the Count Axel von Fersen. Zweig analyses the chemistry of a woman's soul, from her intimate pleasures to her public suffering as a Queen under the weight of misfortune and history. Zweig describes Marie Antoinette in the king's bedroom, in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Zweig, Stefan.
Marie Antoinette.
New York : Pushkin Press, ©2010
Named Person: Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France; Marie Antoinette, Queen consort of Louis XVI King of France
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stefan Zweig; Eden Paul; Cedar Paul
ISBN: 9781906548759 1906548757
OCLC Number: 779827752
Description: 1 online resource (643 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Epigraph; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter One : A Child Marriage; Chapter Two : Secret of the Alcove; Chapter Three : Debut at Versailles; Chapter Four : Fight for a Word; Chapter Five : Conquest of Paris; Chapter Six : The King Is Dead, Long Live the King!; Chapter Seven : Portrait of a Royal Couple; Chapter Eight : Queen of the Rococo; Chapter Nine : Trianon; Chapter Ten : The New Society; Chapter Eleven : A Fraternal Visit; Chapter Twelve : Motherhood; Chapter Thirteen : The Queen Becomes Unpopular; Chapter Fourteen : A Thunderclap in the Rococo Theatre. Chapter Fifteen : The Diamond NecklaceChapter Sixteen : Trial and Sentence; Chapter Seventeen : The People and the Queen Awaken; Chapter Eighteen : The Decisive Summer; Chapter Nineteen : Friends Desert; Chapter Twenty : The Friend Appears; Chapter Twenty-One : Was He or Was He Not?; Chapter Twenty-Two : The Last Night in Versailles; Chapter Twenty-Three : The Hearse of the Monarchy; Chapter Twenty-Four : Self-Awareness; Chapter Twenty-Five : Mirabeau; Chapter Twenty-Six : Preparations for Escape; Chapter Twenty-Seven : The Flight to Varennes; Chapter Twenty-Eight : The Night in Varennes. Chapter Twenty-Nine : Return to ParisChapter Thirty : Reciprocal Deception; Chapter Thirty-One : The Friend's Last Appearance; Chapter Thirty-Two : Flight into War; Chapter Thirty-Three : Last Cries; Chapter Thirty-Four : The Tenth of August; Chapter Thirty-Five : The Temple; Chapter Thirty-Six : Marie Antoinette Alone; Chapter Thirty-Seven : Final Solitude; Chapter Thirty-Eight : The Conciergerie; Chapter Thirty-Nine : A Last Endeavour; Chapter Forty : The Supreme Infamy; Chapter Forty-One : Preliminary Examination; Chapter Forty-Two : On Trial before the Revolutionary Tribunal. Chapter Forty-Three : Drive to the ScaffoldChapter Forty-Four : The Keening; Chronological Table; Afterword; Copyright.

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Stefan Zweig based his biography of Marie Antoinette on her correspondence with both her mother and her great love the Count Axel von Fersen. Zweig analyses the chemistry of a woman's soul, from her  Read more...

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