Caroline-Stéphanie-Félicité Madame de Genlis: Adèle et Théodore (3248 words)

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First published in 1782, Adèle et Théodore ou Lettres sur l’éducation contenant tous les principes relatifs aux trois différens plans d’éducation des Princes et des jeunes Personnes de l’un et l’autre sexe [Adelaide and Theodore: or Letters on Education: Containing all the principles relative to three different plans of education to that of Princes, and to those of Young persons of both Sexes] was a popular success for Stéphanie-Félicité du Crest, Madame de Genlis. Best practices for the education of young people were intensely on the minds of eighteenth-century Europeans, with philosophers like John Locke and Jean-Jacques Rousseau …

Citation: Boyd, Ian. "Adèle et Théodore". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 28 April 2022 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/sworks.php?rec=true&UID=40581, accessed 19 August 2022.]

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