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de Durfort, Claire, Duchesse de Duras, 1777-1828

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1777 - 1828

Claire, Duchess of Duras (née de Kersaint; 1777–1828) was a French writer best known for her 1823 novel called Ourika, which examines issues of racial and sexual equality, and which inspired the 1969 John Fowles novel The French Lieutenant's Woman.

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Claire de Durfort, Duchesse de Duras letters

Mss 818572.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 818572.1
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