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de Staël, Madame

Pronunciation: /də ˈstäl/
(1766–1817), French novelist and critic; a precursor of the French romantics; born Anne Louise Germaine Necker. Her critical work, De l’Allemagne (1810), introduced late-18th-century German writers and thinkers to France.

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