Norton, Grace, 1834-1926

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1834-04-07

1834-04-07

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1926-05-05

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Grace Norton (1834-1926) was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the daughter of Andrew Norton and Catherine Eliot Norton, and the sister of American author and Harvard professor, Charles Eliot Norton. She was privately educated in Cambridge, and developed a great love for the literature of France, especially that of the French essayist, Montaigne. Norton became a Montaigne expert, translating, writing, and lecturing on his works, as well as those of other French authors. Many of her articles appeared in World Literature, Nation, and other publications.

From the description of Grace Norton portfolio of Nation articles, 1884-1899. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612808674 From the guide to the Grace Norton lecture notes on French art and literature, 1892 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) From the guide to the Grace Norton portfolio of, Nation, articles, 1884-1899., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Author and lecturer.

From the description of Papers, ca.1898. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232006771

American author; sister of Charles Eliot Norton.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Mrs. John W. Field, 1887 Mar. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270610563

Norton was an American literary scholar who studied 16th-19th-century French art and literature.

From the description of Papers, 1898-1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122357328 From the guide to the Papers, 1898-1912., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Norton was an author of Cambridge, Mass. who wrote on the French essayist, Montaigne. Paton was an historian.

From the description of Letters to Lucy Allen Paton, 1905-1925. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612367092

Grace Norton was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the daughter of Andrew and Catherine (Eliot) Norton. She was privately educated in Cambridge, and developed a great love for the literature of France. She became a great student of Montaigne, translating and discussing his works, as well as those of other French authors. Some of her articles appeared in "World Literature."

As a lecturer she was well known. We have received her lecture notes for the series of lectures on "Society in France during the 17th and 18th centuries," as well as those for a second series on other French personages in the literary field.

She was author of:

Studies in Montaigne, 1904 Early Writings of Montaigne and Other Papers, 1904. Le Plutarque de Montaigne, comp. and ed. 1906. The Influence of Montaigne. The Spirit of Montaigne, 1908.

She died in Cambridge, May 5, 1926. See also: Who Was Who .

From the guide to the Papers, ca. 1898, (Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute)

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French literature--16th century

French literature 18th century

French literature

American literature--20th century

American literature--19th century

French literature To 1500

French literature--17th century

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