Collective Biographies of WomenAn Annotated Bibliography
Singleton, Esther, ed. and trans. Famous Women as Described by Famous Writers. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1904; 1907.
Part of Singleton's extensive series of travels or guides to the arts repeating the formula: Japan as Seen and Described by Great Writers (Dodd Mead, 1904); Historic Buildings of America as Seen and Described by Great Writers (Dodd Mead, 1906). Singleton also published books on art, antiques, architecture, dolls, furniture, opera, as well as histories and historical fiction. Famous Women as Described by Great Writers , abridged (New York: Nova Science Publishers, 2002).
TOC: Mary, Queen of Scots; Madame de Maintenon; Louise de Queroualle; Margaret of Parma; Marie de Mancini; Elizabeth, Queen of England; La Marquise de Montespan; The Duchess of Cleveland; Madame Roland; Lady Hamilton; La Duchesse de Maine; Agnes Sorel; Lady Blessington; La Duchesse de Chevreuse; Lady Jane Grey; Anne de Pisseleu; Bianca Capello; Madame de Pompadour; Bess of Hardwick; Gabrielle d’Estrees; Isabella of Austria; Christina, Queen of Sweden; Mrs. Fitzherbert; Henriette de Balzac; Sarah, Duchess of Marborough; Madame de Longueville; Catherine II; Madame Recamier; Elizabeth Cromwell Claypole; Isabella d’Este; La Duchesse de Berri; Joan of Arc; Henrietta Maria; Diane de Poitiers; Madame des Ursins; Madame du Barry; Margaret Douglas; Catherine de Medici; Caterina Cornaro; Anne Marie Louise d’Orleans.
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