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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England,
  • Europe,
  • Turkey,
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Montagu, Mary Wortley, Lady, 1689-1762 -- Correspondence.,
    • Diplomats" spouses -- Great Britain -- Correspondence.,
    • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Correspondence.,
    • British -- Turkey -- History -- 18th century.,
    • England -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Europe -- Social life and customs -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Turkey -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementEdited by Robert Halsband.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA501.M7 A4 1971
      The Physical Object
      Pagination310 p.
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5078500M
      LC Control Number74141076

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If the file has been modified from its original state. 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 Orient.

A collection of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu's collection of letters to various friends as she travels through Europe to Turkey in to join her husband a newly appointed Ambassador. Women, by and large were freer and more liberated at that period in time, particularly in Reviews: Selected Prose and Poetry.

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Some of her most celebrated letters were written from Constantinople, where she was staying with her husband, Edward Wortley Montagu, the Ambassador to the Sultan's s: 1. 87 Mary Wortley Montagu: Selected Writings from Letters of the Right Honorable Lady written During her Travels in Europe, Asia, Africa to Persons of Distinction [The Turkish Embassy Letters] “The Women’s Coffee House”.

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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The year is and Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, accompanying her husband Sir Edward Wortley Montagu, a British diplomat, travels to Istanbul (Constantinople as she refers to it). During her journey she wrote letters to her friends and family back in England.

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The Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was an English aristocrat and writer. Montagu is today chiefly remembered for her letters, particularly her letters from Turkey, which have been described by Billie Melman as “the very first example of a secular work by a woman about the Muslim Orient”.4/5(1).Lady Mary Wortley Montagu was born on 26th May to, the soon to be titled, Earl of Kingston and Mary (Fielding) Pierrepoint.

At age 3 Mary's mother died and so her Grandmother became responsible for her upbringing in her early years. British writer and explorer Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ( - ).

Portrait by Sir Godfrey Kneller,