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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

select passages from her letters

by Montagu, Mary Wortley Lady

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Published by Seeley and co., limited in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statemented. by Arthur R. Ropes...With nine portraits after Sir Godfrey Kneller and other artists
ContributionsRoss, Adrian, 1859-1933
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. l. 308 p.
Number of Pages308
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14713491M
LC Control Number04015408

  Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (15 May – 21 August ) was the wife of British Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, mainly remembered for her letters from Turkey and their insightful remarks on life in the Muslim : Ravenio Books. Letter to her daughter Mary, Countess of Bute, 30 May , in Robert Halsband (ed.) 'The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu' vol. 3 () p.

With growing interest in the tradition of women's writing, Lady Mary Wortley Montagu () has been transformed from a colourful eccentric to an important writer. Lady Mary Wortley Montague discusses the education of her granddaugther in her letter to her daughter. She has written a though provoking piece of literature by using several rhetorical strategies such as cause-and-effect and process analysis and stylistic devises such as aphorism, didatic, and assertions.

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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.

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During her sojourn there, she learned Turkish and explored the city. The lively letters which she wrote to her numerous friends in London make up this book.