Poetry Books by Helen Maria Williams

Helen Maria Williams Books, Helen Maria Williams poetry book Williams's Letters Authors: Helen Maria Williams
Publisher: Franklin Classics
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Helen Maria Williams Books, Helen Maria Williams poetry book An Eye-witness Account of the French Revolution by Helen Maria Williams Authors: Helen Maria Williams
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
Published Date: 1997
Categories: History
Helen Maria Williams (1761-1827), English poet, novelist, and chronicler of the French Revolution, here vividly recounts her experiences in France during the Terror. Arrested in the fall of 1793, Williams records with passion and sorrow the degeneration of the Revolution into chaos and murder. She sketches the colorful personalities of her friends and acquaintances (Madame Roland, Charlotte Corday, Georges-Jacques Danton) and enemies (Maximilien Robespierre, Louis-Antoine de St. Just, Jean Paul Marat), while all the time displaying her enduring optimism that Revolution would eventually succeed in liberty and justice for people everywhere.

Helen Maria Williams Books, Helen Maria Williams poetry book Helen Williams and the French Revolution Authors: Helen Maria Williams, Jane Shuter
Publisher: Heinemann/Raintree
Published Date: 1996-01-01
Categories: France
Provides a first-person account of the author's experiences in Paris during the Reign of Terror, from May 1793 to July 1794, when the government led by Robespierre terrorized the populace with summary arrests and executions.

Helen Maria Williams Books, Helen Maria Williams poetry book A Tour in Switzerland Authors: Helen Maria Williams
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published Date: 2013-10-31
Categories: Computers
Published in 1798, a two-volume political travelogue by the radical writer and poet Helen Maria Williams (1759-1827).

Helen Maria Williams Books, Helen Maria Williams poetry book Letters Written in France Authors: Helen Maria Williams
Publisher: Broadview Press
Published Date: 2001-08-21
Categories: History
Helen Maria Williams was a poet, novelist, and radical thinker deeply immersed in the political struggles of the 1790s. Her Letters Written in France is the first and most important of eight volumes chronicling the French Revolution to an England fearful of another civil war. Her twenty-six letters recounting old regime tyranny and revolutionary events provide both an apology for the Revolution and a representation of it as sublime spectacle.



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