Bourdic-Viot, Marie-Henriette Payad d'Estang de (1746–1802)

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Bourdic-Viot, Marie-Henriette Payad d'Estang de (1746–1802)

French poet and essayist. Name variations: Madame d'Antremont; Marquise d'Antremont or d'Entremont; Marie-Henriette-Anne Payan Delestang, Marquise d'Antremont. Born 1746 in Dresden, Germany; died 1802; related to Anne Dacier.

Knew Latin, German, English, and Italian; admitted to Académie de Nîme (1782); contributed to Journal des Dames, and her poetry was later collected in Poésies de Mme la marquise d'Antremont (1770); collaborated on periodical L'Almanach de Muses, which published her poem "Ode au silence"; other works include Éloge de Montaigne (1800) and La Forêt de Brama.

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