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The travel letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

The travel letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

by Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

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Published by J. Cape in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by A. W. Lawrence.
SeriesHalf-title: The travellers" library
ContributionsLawrence, Arnold Walter, editor.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA501.M7 A5 1930
The Physical Object
Pagination286, [2] p., 1 l.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6763993M
LC Control Number31026069
OCLC/WorldCa4419959

A revised selection of Lady Montagu's letters. Besides presenting a vivid picture of manners in a picturesque age, they contain a unique series of impressions from foreign courts seldom visited and nowhere else so intimately described. Lady Mary was the wife of a popular ambassador and, wielding the charm of a strong personality, was enabled to see and hear many things of which the ordinary. Best known as a letter writer, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu wrote verses all her life and frequently referred to herself as a "poet." From the young girl, as she later described herself, "trespassing" in Latin and Greek sources to the old woman haunted "by the Daemon of Poesie" (as quoted by Isobel Grundy in Essays and Poems, ), Montagu repeatedly turned to the forms of Augustan verse.

Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montague: Written During Her Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa, to Which Are Added Poems by Mary Wortley Montagu avg rating — 8 . Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, eighteenth-century woman of letters, identified herself as a writer, "a sister of the quill" haunted by the daemon of poetry. She wrote poems, essays, letters (including the letters from Europe and Turkey which she later recast as a highly successful travel book), fiction (including adult fairy-tale, oriental tale, and full-length mock romance), satire, a diary, a.

Lady Mary Montagu’s letters are a form of travel writing that contributes to the exploration of issues; such as feminism, gender, health, class and culture through an epistolary form. During the time in which Lady Mary Montagu wrote her letters travel was a means for commerce and trade. English: The title page of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's "The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu", published in Date: Author: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (author of the book), Harvard College (of the physical book) Licensing. Public domain Public domain false false.


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: The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe) (Volume 1) (): Mary Wortley Montagu, James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie Wharncliffe, William Moy Thomas: Books. The Travel Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu [Lady Mary Wortley; ed.

by A. Lawrence Montagu] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Jonathan Cape TRAVELERS' LIBRARY edition, edited by A. Lawrence, with the original Preface by Mary Astell.

Recounts the extensive travels of Lady Montagu from Rotterdam through Italy. : The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2 (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe) (): Montagu, Mary Wortley: Books.

: The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Volume 2 (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe) (): Mary Wortley Montagu, James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie Wharncliffe, William Moy Thomas: Books. Get this from a library.

The travel letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. [Mary Wortley Montagu, Lady; A W Lawrence]. Rare letter by Mary Wortley Montagu, pioneering travel writer, up for sale This article is more than 3 years old Written inthe only surviving.

The Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, which have been described by Billie Melman as the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient/5.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Edited by Jack Lynch The Project Gutenberg text provided the basis of this edition, but I've made many changes to bring it in line with the copytext, Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M—y W—-y M—-e; Written during Her Travels in Europe, Asia, and Africa, to Persons of Distinction, Men of Letters, &c.

in Different Parts of Europe (London, ) — ESTC T Letters Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Edited and abridged by Jack Lynch.

let him lay the book down, that the world should see to how much better purpose the Ladies travel than their Lords; and that, whilst it is surfeited with Male travels, all in the same tone, and stuffed with the same trifles; a lady has the skill to strike out a new.

The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 2 Volume Paperback Set by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu,available at Book /5(25). New edition., Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Letters of Lady Wortley Montagu Turks Ottoman Empire Muslim Social Feminism Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was an early 18th-century woman of letters who is most remembered for her letters on travels to the Ottoman Empire.

The title page of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, published in Montagu's Turkish letters were frequently cited by imperial women travellers, more than a century after her journey. InLady Mary Wortley Montagu’s husband Edward Montagu was appointed British ambassador to the Sublime Porte of the Ottoman Empire.

Montagu accompanied her husband to Turkey and wrote an extraordinary series of letters that recorded her experiences as a traveller and her impressions of Ottoman culture and society. - Buy The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Volume 1 (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe) book online at best prices in India on Read The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Volume 1 (Cambridge Library Collection - Travel, Europe) book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Mary Wortley Montagu.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu follows her husband on his travels to Turkey, and writes to friends, colleagues, and family back home in England. This book is a collection of those letters.

This review will also be a bit different than my usual review process, because it’s a collection of letters rather than one straight storyline/5. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (née Pierrepont; – 21 Aug ) was an English aristocrat, letter writer, and poet.

Lady Mary is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from travels to the Ottoman Empire, as wife to the British ambassador to Turkey, which have been described by Billie Melman as "the very first example of a secular work by a woman.

Letters of the Right Honourable Lady M--y W--y M--e Written during Her Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa to Persons of Distinction, Men of Letters, &c. in Different Parts of Europe.

The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu Edited by her Great-Grandson Lord Wharncliffe. The letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu have long been a favourite 'quote-mine' for historians, biographers, essayists and travel writers.

Yet to most general readers she herself has never seemed more than an astringent commentator on the side-lines - almost a disembodied voice. Books; Women Travel Writers and the Language of Aesthetics, –; Lady Mary Wortley Montagu and the Turkish Embassy Letters: British readers of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries eagerly consumed books of travel in an age of imperial expansion that was also the formative period of modern aesthetics.

Beauty, sublimity Author: Elizabeth A. Bohls. The year is and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, accompanying her husband Sir Edward Wortley Montagu, a British diplomat, travels to Istanbul (Constantinople as she refers to it).

During her journey she wrote letters to her friends and family back in England. Compiled, they are one of the most interesting travel.

Other editions containing works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Vol. 2: – Ed. Robert Halsband () The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Vol. 3: – Ed. Robert Halsband () Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Essays and Poems and Simplicity, A Comedy.

Lady Mary Montagu was an eighteenth century noblewoman whose contributions to the fields of travel writing and medicine were nearly forgotten due to her sex.

She was a vivacious and worldly woman in a period when women were expected to be nothing but demure, and is remembered for both her flamboyant personality & adventurous spirit.Read this book on Questia. The present edition of the works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu comprises the contents of the edition in three volumes published by Lord Wharncliffe inincluding the Introductory Anecdotes contributed by the late Lady Louisa Stuart, a granddaughter of Lady Mary.