By Jacqueline Pascal
Jacqueline Pascal (1625-1661) used to be the sister of Blaise Pascal and a nun on the Jansenist Port-Royal convent in France. She was once additionally a prolific author who argued for the religious rights of ladies and the proper of conscientious objection to royal, ecclesiastic, and family members authority.This ebook offers decisions from the total of Pascal's profession as a author, together with her witty adolescent poetry and her pioneering treatise at the schooling of ladies, A Rule for kids, which drew on her stories as schoolmistress at Port-Royal. Readers also will locate Pascal's devotional treatise, which matched every one second in Christ's ardour with a corresponding advantage that his girl disciples may still domesticate; a transcript of her interrogation via church professionals, within which she defended the debatable theological doctrines taught at Port-Royal; a biographical comic strip of her abbess, which awarded Pascal's belief of the proper nun; and a range of letters delivering lively defenses of Pascal's correct to perform her vocation, despite patriarchal objections.
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Extra resources for A Rule for Children and Other Writings (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe)
The 1665 edition of the Constitutions of Port-Royal added Jacqueline Pascal’s Rule for Children as an appendix. The History of the Persecutions of the Nuns of Port-Royal (1733) published the transcript of the 1661 interrogation of Soeur Jacqueline. 20. Jacqueline Pascal, Interrogatoire de Soeur Jacqueline de Sainte Euphémie (Pascal), sous-prieure et maîtresse des novices, LOM, 302. Introduction Certain works of Jacqueline Pascal have survived in only one source. A number of the poems and letters are present only in the Guerrier manuscript.
Les amours de Jacqueline Pascal. Paris: Fayard, 1928. Giraud, Victor. Soeurs de grands hommes: Jacqueline Pascal, Lucile de Chateaubriand, Henriette Renan. Paris: G. Crés, 1926. Goyet, Thérèse. ” Chroniques de PortRoyal, no. 31 (1982): 127– 36. Lagarde, François. ” Travaux-de-Litterature 2 (1989): 125 – 35. Magnard, Pierre. ” Chroniques de Port-Royal, no. 31 (1982): 137– 52. Mauriac, François. Blaise Pascal et sa soeur Jacqueline. Paris: Hachette, 1931. Mesnard, Jean. ” XVIIe Siècle 11 (1951): 69 – 92; 15 (1952): 373 – 96.
1 2 Introduction Jacqueline’s birth. Her sister Gilberte (1620–87) and her brother Blaise (1623–62) accompanied her through their education at home, which their father personally directed. In 1631 Étienne Pascal moved his family to Paris, where he plunged into the intellectual debates of the city’s burgeoning salons and academies. Charged with teaching her sister to read, Gilberte Pascal records Jacqueline’s precocious taste for poetry: “We began to teach her to read at age seven. My father had given me this responsibility.
A Rule for Children and Other Writings (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) by Jacqueline Pascal