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Definitions of OLYMPE AUDOUARD
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A French writer (1830-90); married to a notary in Marseilles, but soon after divorced, she traveled in Egypt, Turkey, and Russia; and having conducted various journals in Paris since 1860, made a successful lecture tour through America in 1868-69. After her return she became interested in spiritism. She was an ardent advocate of woman's rights. Among her novels and books of travel may be mentioned: "How Men Love" (1861); "The Mysteries of the Seraglio and of the Turkish Harems" (1863); "The Mysteries of Egypt Unveiled" (1865); "War to Man" (1866); "Across America" (1869-71); "Parisian Silhouettes" (1882).
By Charles Dudley Warner