22 minutes | Feb 20th 2021

Madame de Murat: Author of Fairy Tales, Lover of Women - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 195

Madame de Murat: Author of Fairy Tales, Lover of WomenThe Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 195 with Heather Rose JonesIn this episode we talk about:The social background of the French salons and court in late 17th century FranceMadame de Murat as author and gadflyDe Murat’s personal and romantic entanglementsThe legal persecution of Madame de Murat by King Louis XIVThe most useful sources for this episode were the following. Unless noted, link is to the LHMP blog post about the publication.Chevalier, Jim. 2010. The Old Regime Police Blotter II: Sodomites, Tribads, and “Crimes Against Nature”. Self-published. Accessed at: http://www.chezjim.com/sundries/s52.html on 2021/01/30. (link is to the author’s blog)Merrick, Jeffrey & Bryant T. Ragan, Jr. 2001. Homosexuality in Early Modern France: A Documentary Collection. Oxford University Press, New York. ISBN 0-19-510257-6Ness, Mari. 2018. “Imprisonment and the Fairy Tales of Henriette Julie de Murat,” Tor.com, accessed 2021/01/30. (link is to the original article)Robinson, David Michael. 2001. “The Abominable Madame de Murat’” in Merrick, Jeffrey & Michael Sibalis, eds. Homosexuailty in French History and Culture. Harrington Park Press, New York. ISBN 1-56023-263-3Wahl, Elizabeth Susan. 1999. Invisible Relations: Representations of Female Intimacy in the Age of Enlightenment. Stanford University Press, Stanford. ISBN 0-8047-3650-2Wikipedia (English) – Henriette-Julie de Murat (link is to the Wikipedia entry)Wikipedia (French) – Henriette-Julie de Castelnau de Murat (link is to the Wikipedia entry)This topic is discussed in one or more entries of the Lesbian Historic Motif Project here: Madame de Murat & Madame de NantiatA transcript of this podcast is available here.Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project OnlineWebsite: http://alpennia.com/lhmpBlog: http://alpennia.com/blogRSS: http://alpennia.com/blog/feed/Twitter: @LesbianMotifDiscord: Contact Heather for an invitation to the Alpennia/LHMP Discord serverThe Lesbian Historic Motif Project PatreonLinks to Heather OnlineWebsite: http://alpennia.comEmail: Heather Rose JonesTwitter: @heatherosejonesFacebook: Heather Rose Jones (author page)
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