Agnes Mary Frances Duclaux

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Agnes Mary Frances Robinson, known after her first marriage as Agnes-Marie-François Darmesteter, and after her second as Agnes Mary Frances Duclaux born in Leamington Hastings (England) on February 27, 1857 - died in Aurillac (France) on February 9, 1944, was an English writer and scholar on many subjects connected with France and French literature, and a poet. She was the elder sister of the novelist and critic Frances Mabel Robinson.

She was educated in Brussels and at University College, London. Her first marriage in 1888 was to James Darmesteter. She married Emile Duclaux of the Pasteur Institute in 1901.[1]

She wrote nearly 30 books; her Collected Poems appeared in 1901. Arden: A Novel was published in 1888, La Vie de Emile Duclaux in 1907. Images & Meditations, a book of poems was first published in 1923 by T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., London.


  1. ^ "ROBINSON, Agnes Mary Frances (Mme. Duclaux)". Who's Who. Vol. 59. 1907. p. 1501. 

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