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Marie Antoinette

The Last Queen of France

by Evelyne Lever

  • 318 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by St. Martin"s Griffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Europe - France,
  • Historical - General,
  • Royalty,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1755-1793,
  • Biography,
  • France,
  • Marie Antoinette,,
  • Queen, consort of Louis XVI, King of France,,
  • Queens,
  • Biography/Autobiography

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCatherine Temerson (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9344830M
    ISBN 100312283334
    ISBN 109780312283339
    OCLC/WorldCa47933163

    This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Marie Antoinette. Antoinette is the fifteenth child of the Austrian King and Queen. Her childhood is filled with instruction. Jan 24,  · The author published actual letters, with little commentary. The reader is allowed to enjoy and learn from the actual historical documents. I have a degree in French, so I am well-grounded in French history, but with this book, I felt that I was getting to know the real Marie Antoinette, not the one portrayed by Hollywood or mythmakers.4/4(3). Marie-Antoinette was famous for her candy-colored costumes and was known as the consummate fashionista and party girl of the late eighteenth century. The title “Queen of Fashion” was given to her by Caroline Weber in her book. The film Marie Antoinette, starring Norma Shearer and Robert Morley, is considered a classic of historical melodrama. Now, Sofia Coppola has directed a new interpretation, with Kirsten Dunst.


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Letters show the queen’s love was far from platonic, the author of ."Marie Antoinette". Book by Jane Bingham, p. 39, 66 Copy quote. The ministers and the Jacobins are making the king declare war tomorrow on Austria.

The ministers are hoping that this move will frighten the Austrians and that within three weeks we will be negotiating (God forbid that this should happen).

May we at last be avenged for all.