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date: 20 February 2020

Murat, Henriette Julie de Castelnau, comtesse de (1670–1716) French writer from an old noble family of Brittany, 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales
Author(s):
Anne DugganAnne Duggan

whose works can be situated within the late 17th-century fairy-tale vogue. At the age of 16 Murat was sent to court in Paris to marry the comte de Murat and soon became known as a woman of little virtue. Later in life, Murat contested the narrow confines and contradictory expectations her society placed on women, which resulted in the kind of reputation she had to endure, in the pseudo-autobiographical ... ...

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