Madame de Staël Analysis


Balayé, Simone. Madame de Staël et les Français. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996. In English; includes bibliographical references.

Besser, Gretchen R. Germaine de Staël Revisited. New York: Twayne, 1994. A comprehensive biographical study.

Gutwirth, Madelyn, Avriel Goldberger, and Karyna Szmurlo, eds. Germaine de Staël: Crossing the Borders. New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1991. Critical study includes bibliographical references and index.

Herold, J. Christopher. Mistress to an Age: A Life of Madame de Staël. 1958. Reprint. Alexandria, Va.: Time-Life Books, 1981. Biography places Madame de Staël within the context of her time.

Hogsett, Charlotte. The Literary Existence of Germaine de Staël. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1987. Critical and biographical study includes index and bibliography.

Isbell, John Claiborne. The Birth of European Romanticism: Truth and Propaganda in Staël’s “De l’Allemagne,” 1810-1813. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994. Includes index and bibliography.

Larg, David G. Madame de Staël: Her Life as Revealed in Her Work, 1766-1880. Translated from the French by Veronica Lucas. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. Comprehensive biographical study.

Marso, Lori Jo. (Un)Manly Citizens: Jean-Jacques Rousseau’s and Germaine de Staël’s Subversive Women. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. Study of de Staël’s use of characterization; includes bibliographical references and index.