Figures from Le Deuxième Sexe (1949):
Veronica Gambara: Italian poet and queen
Gaspara Stampa: Renaissance poet (in Rilke’s Duineser Elegien): some of her poems
Vittoria Colonna: poet and friend of Michelangelo
Phryne: hetaere famous for trial
Pernette du Guillet: French Renaissance poet
Erinyes: the furies, dirae
Catherine de Rambouillet: literary salon in Paris
Madeleine de Scudéry: novelist, appears in ETA Hoffmann’s Das Fräulein von Scudéry
Anne Finch, Countess of Winchilsea: English poet (18th century): some poems


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