A Defence and Illustration of Marie de Gournay: Bayle’s Reception of ‘Cette Savante Demoiselle’

Title: A Defence and Illustration of Marie de Gournay: Bayle’s Reception of ‘Cette Savante Demoiselle’
Authors: Conroy, Derval
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/12467
Date: 27-Sep-2019
Online since: 2021-09-14T09:20:20Z
Abstract: The assassination of Henri IV by François Ravaillacin 1610 sparked an immediate pamphlet polemic regarding the Jesuits and their position in France. First in the fray was the Lettre déclamatoire by the assassinated king’s Jesuit confessor Pierre Coton, which triggered the anti-Jesuit satire L’Anti-Coton. Amongst other replies, Marie de Gournay’s pro-Jesuit text Adieu de l’ame du roy de France et de Navarre Henry le Grand à la Royne, avec la Defence des Peres Jesuistes appeared at this point, shortly followed by Le Remerciment des Beurrières de Paris, the latter of which treats of Gournay as a public woman.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Journal: French Studies Bulletin
Volume: 40
Issue: 152
Start page: 51
End page: 54
Copyright (published version): 2019 the Authors
Keywords: Philological controversiesSeventeenth century France
Subject LCSH: Bayle, Pierre, 1647-1706
Gournay, Marie Le Jars de, 1565-1645
DOI: 10.1093/frebul/ktz009
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
ISSN: 0262-2750
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
Appears in Collections:Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Research Collection

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