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Anaïs de Bassanville

Summary: Thérèse Anaïs Rigo, better known by her pseudonyms Anaïs de Bassanville and Comtesse de Bassanville, was a 19th-century French writer and women's magazine journalist. She authored numerous works about good manners. She was born in 1803 in Auteuil, Seine (now Paris) and died on 6 November 1884 in the same town. She was the disciple of Henriette Campan. She started writing at the age of 40 under the pseudonym Comtesse de Bassanville (Countess of Bassanville). She founded the Journal des jeunes filles. Moreover, she was the direction of Le moniteur des dames et des demoiselles from 1846 to 1850 and of Le dimanche des familles from 1856 to 1858.In 1867, she released her book Code du cérémonial : Guide des gens du monde dans toutes les circonstances de la vie that explained the rule of good manners. The book faced negative criticism at first, but became successful and was re-published several times.

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