Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Junot, Laure, Duchesse d'Abrantès. Memoirs of Celebrated Women of All Countries. With Portraits by the Most Eminent Masters. Memoirs of Celebrated Women of All Countries London: Churton, 1834. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1835.
British Library. Published in Paris in 1833. Also listed under Abrantes, or alternate titles: Junot's Celebrated Women ; Lives of Celebrated Women ; Celebrated Women ; Women of All Countries . Junot is a subject in Hale (1853): wife of a favorite of Napoleon who became a lunatic suicide; she undertook literary labors to survive; met destitute end. Junot the subject of Catherine Mary Bearne's A Leader of Society at Napoleon's Court (London: Unwin, 1904). Frontispiece: Maria Letisia Ramolini Bonaparte, mother of Napoleon.
TOC: Maria Letizia Ramolini Bonaparte; Anna Zingha, Queen of Matamba; Lady Jane Gray; Dona Catalina de Erauso; Beatrice Cenci; Catherine the First Queen of Russia; Ann Boleyn; Baroness de Stael Holstein; Charlotte Corday; Josephine Bonaparte; Mary the Catholic, Queen of England ; Marina Mniszech; Christina, Queen of Sweden; Lady Mary Wortley Montagu; Marie Antoinette; Mary of Medicis.
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