Bibliography : Re-Membering Marie Antoinette I. Selections from Biographies

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Bibliography : Re-Membering Marie Antoinette

I. Selections from Biographies :
Fraser, Antonia. Marie Antoinette:The Journey. New York: Doubleday, 2001.
Lever, Evelyne. Marie Antoinette : The Last Queen of France. New York : St. Martin’s Griffin, 2001
Weber, Caroline. Queen of Fashion : What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution. New York : Henry, Holt and Company, 2006.
Zweig, Stefan. Marie Antoinette: The Portrait of an Average Woman. New York : Grove Press, 1984 (1933).
II. Correspondence :

Bernier, Olivier. Secrets of Marie Antoinette. A Collection of Letters. New York: Fromm International, 1986.

III. Literary documents :

Bastide, Jean-François. The Little House. An Architectural Seduction. Princeton: Princeton Architectural Press, 1997 [1774].

Gouges, Olympe de. La France sauvée, ou le tyran détrôné, unfinished play, 1792.
Selection of pamphlets : Anomymous. The Love Life of Charlie and Toinette.

Anonymous. The Austrian Woman on a RAMPAGE or the Royal Orgy.

Anonymous. The Testament of Marie Antoinette, the Widow Capet.

Trans. Julie Rose. Chantal Thomas. In The Wicked Queen : The Origins of the Myth of Marie Antoinette. New York : Zone Books, 2001

IV. Scholarly essays and sources :
Crowston, Clare. “The Queen and her ‘Minister of Fashion’: Gender, Credit and Politics in Pre-Revolutionary France,” Gender and History 14:1 (April 2002), 92-116.
DeJean, Joan. « Introduction » and « An Architecture of Comfort. » The Age of Comfort. Bloomsbury, USA, 2009 : 1-21 and 52-61.
Diamond, Diana. « Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette : Costumes, Girl Power, and Feminism. » In Fashion in Film. Ed. Adrienne Munich. Bloomington & Indianapolis : Indiana University Press, 2011:203-231.
Goodman, Dena, ed. Furnishing the Eighteenth-Century. What Furniture Can Tell Us about the European and American Past. New York: Routledge, 2007.

Goodman, Dena, ed. Marie-Antoinette. Writings on the Body of a Queen. New York: Routledge, 2003.

Ferris, Suzanne and Mallory Young. « Marie Antoinette : Fashion, Third-Wave Feminism and Chick Culture. » Literature/Film Quarterly 38 : 2 (2010) : 98-112.
Hellman, Mimi. “Furniture, Sociability, and the Work of Leisure in Eighteenth-Century France.” Eighteenth-Century Studies, vol. 32, no. 4 (1999) : 415-445.
Hellman, Mimi. « Interior Motives : Seduction by Decoration in Eighteenth-Century France. » in Harold Koda and Andrew Bolton, Dangerous Liaisons : Fashion, Furniture in Eighteenth-Century France, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York and New Haven : Yale University Press, 2006.
Hellman, Mimi. « Of Water and Chocolate. » Gastronomica : The Journal of Food and Culture, Vol. 4 (Fall 2004) : 9-11.
Hosford, Desmond. “The Queen’s Hair: Marie-Antoinette, Politics and DNA.” Eighteenth-Century Studies 38.1 (2004) : 183-200.
Lavezzi, Elizabeth. “The Encyclopédie and the Idea of the Decorative Arts.” In Between Luxury and the Everyday, ed. K. Scott (2005) : 37-62.
May, Gita. “Mary Antoinette’s Portraitist.” Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun: The Odyssey

of an Artist in the Age of Revolution : 37-47
Milam, Jennifer. « Imagining Marie Antoinette : Cultural Memory, Coolness and the Deconstruction of History in Cinema. » French History and Civilization. Papers from the George Rudé Seminar, 4, 2011. URL : Revel, Jacques. “Marie-Antoinette in Her Fictions: The Staging of Hatred.” In Fictions of the French Revolution. Ed. Bernadette Fort. Evanston, Illinois : Norwestern University Press, 1991 :111-129.
Roche, Daniel. “Furniture and Objects.” A History of Everyday Things. The Birth of Consumption in France, 1600-1800. Cambridge University Press, 2000 [1997]: 166-192.

Saint-Amand, Pierre. “Terrorizing Marie Antoinette.” In Dena Goodman, Marie-Antoinette. Writings on the Body of a Queen. New York: Routledge, 2003 : 253-272.

Scott, Katie and Cherry, Deborah, eds. Between Luxury and the Everyday. Decorative Arts in Eighteenth-Century France. Oxford: Blackwell, 2005.
Sheriff, Mary D. “The Portrait of the Queen.” In Dena Goodman, Marie- Antoinette: Writings on the Body of the Queen. New York : Routledge (2003) : 45-71.
V. Online and electronic sources :
Château de Versailles @
The Encyclopedia of Diderot & d’Alembert Collaborative Translation Project


« Eighteenth-Century European Dress. » The Metropolitan Museum of Art. @

« French Furniture in the Eighteenth Century : Case Furniture. »The Metropolitan Museum of Art @

Interviews with Simon Schama and Antonia Fraser. Marie Antoinette and the French Revolution. PBS documentary. David Grubin. @

Censer, Jack and Lynn Hunt. Liberty, Equality, Fraternity : Exploring the French Revolution @

Portner, Jessica. « Paris Gamblers in 18th-Century France. » Blog. Decorative Arts. Exhibition. Paris : Life & Luxury. Getty Museum of Art. @

Trial of Marie Antoinette, late Queen of France, before the Revolutionary Tribunal at Paris: compiled from a manuscript sent from Paris and from the journals of the Moniteur / the whole carefully revised and corrected by the conductor of the times.
London :  Printed and sold at the Logographic-Press,  [1793] vi, 82 p. [electronic resource].

VI. Bibliography on reserve for research on objects and space:
Annas. Alicia M. “The Elegant Art of Movement,” In An Elegant Art : Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Abrams, Publishers: New York, 1983. GT 585 L64 1983
Delapierre, Madeleine. Dress in France in the Eighteenth Century. Yale University Press : New Haven and London, 1997. Josten GT860.D4713 1987
Duvernois, Christian. Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles. Rizzoli: New York, 2008. Hillyer NA 7736 V5 D88 2008 Good for information about Marie Antoinette’s plans and uses of the gardens at Trianon.
Koda, Harold and Andrew Bolton. Dangerous Liaisons: Fashion and Furniture in Eighteenth-Century France. Catalogue of exhibit at Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2006. Josten GT 860 K63 2006
Maeder,Edward. “ The Elegant Art of Dress.” In An Elegant Art : Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century.
Mercier,Louis-Sebastien. Tableau of Paris. DC 729. M55 1992

Miscellaneous, short descriptions about all aspects of society in the Paris of the 1780s

Roche, Daniel. The Culture of Clothing: Dress and Fashion in the “ancien régime.” Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 1994. GT857.R6313 1994
Scheuer, Nikki.“ The Elegant Art of Woven Silk. » In An Elegant Art : Fashion & Fantasy in the Eighteenth Century.
Whitehead, John. The French Interior in the Eighteenth Century. Dutton Studio Books, 1993. Hillyer NK 947 W48 1993 Excellent source for general discussions on architectural decoration, furniture, porcelain, wallpapers, textiles, silver.

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