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Marie Antoinette (MTI)

The Journey

by Antonia Fraser

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Published by Anchor Canada .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages544
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7441768M
ISBN 100385662874
ISBN 109780385662871
OCLC/WorldCa70676077

France's iconic queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous "Let them eat cake", was alternately revered and reviled during her lifetime. For centuries since, she has been the object of debate, speculation, and the fascination so often accorded illustrious figures in history.   Fraser can now justify her book's subtitle, ''The Journey,'' which denotes Marie Antoinette's amazing transformation in her last four years from heedless playgirl to .

rival of Marie Antoinette in France; it continued to be repeated about a series of other Prin-cesses throughout the eighteenth century. As a handy journalistic cliché, it may never die. Yet, not only was the story wrongly ascribed to Marie Antoinette in the first place, but such ig-norant behaviour would have been quite out of Size: 1MB.   Marie Antoinette by Stefan Zweig, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Marie Antoinette: Stefan Zweig: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(K).

Books & Authors. Catherine Delors Website of author Catherline Delors, author of Mistress of the Revolution; Elena Maria Vidal EM Vidal is the author of Trianon: A Novel of Royal France and Madame Royale.; Simone Bertière Simone Bertière is the author of a number of excellent texts (in French) on French Monarchy and Marie Antoinette; Susan Nagel Susan Nagel is the author of Marie-Therese.   Hardman shows how Marie-Antoinette played a significant but misunderstood role in the crisis of the monarchy. Drawing on new sources, he describes how, from the outset, Marie-Antoinette refused to prioritize the aggressive foreign policy of her mother, Maria-Theresa, bravely took over the helm from Louis XVI after the collapse of his morale.


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The national bestseller from the acclaimed author of The Wives of Henry VIII. France’s beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous “Let them eat cake,” was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has since been the object of debate and speculation and the fascination so often accorded tragic figures in by: This was my second Antonia Fraser book, the first being The Wives of Henry gh research and minute attention to details is the clear mark of both.

Personally I found the writing of Marie Antoinette: The Journey to be more lucid and less confusing. Perhaps this /5. Becoming Marie Antoinette is the first installment of the Marie Antoinette trilogy by Juliet Gray.

This is a fun and educational read. I previously knew very little about Marie Antoinette, only that she was the queen of France who was beheaded during the French Revolution and that she once said, of the starving masses, "Let them eat cake!"/5(). Books shelved as marie-antoinette: Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser, Becoming Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey, The Hidden Diary of Marie A.

The revelation comes two months prior to the release of a new book, I Love You Madly—Marie-Antoinette: The Secret Letters, due to hit British and Author: Erin Zaleski.

About Marie Antoinette. The national bestseller from the acclaimed author of The Wives of Henry VIII. France’s beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous “Let them eat cake,” was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has since been the object of debate and speculation and the fascination so often accorded tragic figures in.

Brilliantly written, Marie Antoinette is a work of impeccable scholarship. Drawing on a wealth of family letters and other archival materials, Antonia Fraser successfully avoids the hagiography of some the French queen's admirers and the misogyny of many of her critics.

Nine months later, Marie Antoinette was charged with child molestation, theft, and treason. She was subsequently found guilty of all charges and executed on Octo Marie Antoinette’s love affair with Count Axel von Fersen, and the paternity of her two youngest children, are likely to remain a point of heated : Jennifer Deutschmann.

The national bestseller from the acclaimed author of The Wives of Henry VIII. France’s beleaguered queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous “Let them eat cake,” was the subject of ridicule and curiosity even before her death; she has since been the object of debate and speculation and the fascination so often accorded tragic figures in history/5().

[En HD c'est plus joli!] Etant passionnée par la trépidante vie de Marie-Antoinette depuis des années, je vous partage ma collection de livres. Je serai enchantée de prolonger la discussion. Marie Antoinette and Louis XVI.

InLouis, dauphin de France (also known as Louis Ferdinand), the son of French monarch Louis XV, died. His death left the king's year-old grandson, Louis Born: View the profiles of people named Marie Antoinette.

Join Facebook to connect with Marie Antoinette and others you may know. Facebook gives people the. "We are the perfect friends," Marie Antoinette tells us, though her rapturous description of Fersen as "the most handsome, the most kind and good and loving—ah, yes, above all, loving—man in the world" all but demands us to wonder whether there is more to their bond than an ideal, platonic bond sealed by a bittersweet "transcendence of.

Ni l'un ni l'autre n'a fait d'aveux à personne. Nul témoignage contemporain n'impose une présomption, encore moins une certitude. Marie-Antoinette et Axel Fersen ont emporté leur secret avec eux.

Ce qui subsiste de ce que fut leur amitié ou leur amour, c'est ce que, cet amour ou cette amitié eut de sévère, de poignant, d'héroïque. France's iconic queen, Marie Antoinette, wrongly accused of uttering the infamous "Let them eat cake," was alternately revered and reviled during her lifetime.

For centuries since, she has been the object of debate, speculation, and the fascination so often accorded illustrious figures in history. Married in mere girlhood, this essentially lighthearted child was thrust onto the royal stage and. ‘Marie-Antoinette’ Review: A Queen and Her Troubles As the revolution turned more radical, the king was “sunk in depressive apathy.” Marie-Antoinette took the reins and kept her head—for Reviews: Based on Antonia Fraser's book about the ill-fated Archduchess of Austria and later Queen of France, 'Marie Antoinette' tells the story of the most misunderstood and abused woman in history, from her birth in Imperial Austria to her later life in France.

Juliet Grey is the author of Becoming Marie Antoinette and Days of Splendor, Days of has extensively researched European royalty and is a particular devotee of Marie Antoinette, as well as a classically trained professional actress with numerous portrayals of virgins, vixens, and villainesses to her : Random House Publishing Group.

Marie-Antoinette, in full Marie-Antoinette-Josèphe-Jeanne d’Autriche-Lorraine (Austria-Lorraine), originally German Maria Antonia Josepha Joanna von Österreich-Lothringen, (born November 2,Vienna, Austria—died OctoParis, France), Austrian queen consort of King Louis XVI of France (–93).

Her name is associated with the decline in the moral authority of the. Marie Antoinette, of course, had several over the years but most have been lost. In her case the book would be brought to her while she was still in her bedchamber. She would then use little pins to mark the ones she would like to wear - during recent restorations several lost pins have been found among the floor boards of the Queen's Bedroom!.

View the profiles of people named Antoinette Antoinette. Join Facebook to connect with Antoinette Antoinette and others you may know. Facebook gives. This book is the "diary" of Marie Antoinette, from the time she is 13, known as Antonia, and only archduchess of the Holy Roman Empire.

At the end of the book, she is fifteen, dauphine of France, and wife of the future Louis XVI, who comes complete with a bad complexion.5/5(5).George Washington: Man & Monument/Marie Antoinette (Reader's Digest Great Biographies in Large Type) by Marcus Cunliffe, Stefan Zweig and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at