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Author: Deken, Agatha

Spouse/other names:Deken, Aagje
Year of birth:1741
Year of death:1804
About her personal situation:standardizingjdgsept13 Origin • Place of birth : Amstelveen • Place(s) of residence: Amsterdam | Trévoux • Place of death: The Hague National identity • Nationality : Dutch • First languages : Dutch Marital status : - Single - Co-habitation with partner female Number of children : 0 Social class : - Not yet checked Education: - Not yet checked Religion [/ideology]: - Protestant

Relations to other authors: Collaborator of Wolff, Betje

Friend of Bosch, Maria
Acquaintance of Griethuizen-Carelius, Maria Louiza
Friend of Post, Elisabeth Maria
Friend of Dóll-Egges, Catharina Maria

About her professional situation:standardizingjdgsept13 Authorial attribution: - Maiden name Profession(s) and other activities : - Fiction writer/novelist - Poet - Contributor to periodical press Languages in which she wrote : - Dutch Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of this woman’s career: - Living by her pen Memberships - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN LITERARY HISTORY: - A.J. van der Aa, Parelen uit de lettervruchten van Nederlandsche dichteressen. Amsterdam, Hassels, 1856. - NNBW 1911-1937 - Romein, Vrouwenspiegel 1935, 1, 12, 14, 24 - Ter Laan 1941 (DBNL portrait) - Chapter in: Knuvelder, Beknopt handboek tot de geschiedenis der Nederlandse letterkunde. 1982 (10th ed.), p. 196, 225, 228, 235-8. - Van Bork en Verkruijsse,1985 (DBNL) - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "A letter to Betje Wolff, full of reproach because of her supposedly worldly behaviour and mockery of religious matters, led to friendship and a lifelong literary co-operation". - Lauwerkrans 1997, p. 4, 7, 10, 12, 29, 46, 47, 49, 60, 74-77, 79, 84, 86, 94, 398, 401, 619-621, 653, 659-665, 667, 696, 742, 751, 763, 768, 807, 819. - Chapter in: Stouten, Hanna, "Elisabeth-Wolff-Bekker et Agatha Deken". In: Stouten, Hanna, Jaap Goedegebuure et Frits van Oostrom (éds.), Histoire de la littérature néerlandaise. Paris, Fayard, 1999, pp.361-369. - van den Berg/Couttenier 2009, p. 114-7, 546 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 658. - The Pantheon of Museum of Dutch literary history, as one of the xx women out of the xx writers born before 1900 (cf. born after 1900: xx women, xx men) (svdjan11) - De Vries, Een stad vol lezers 2011 Cf. also: - Buijnsters - Zengers 2003 - Heinemeyer C-E 211
Websites: DVN Biography [WITH PORTRAIT]
Deken in RosaDoc
DBNL: biografie

Editors: Susanne Parren (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 January 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 27 November 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 February 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 07 April 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 01 May 2013)
Janouk de Groot (update on 03 October 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 01 December 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 01 December 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 January 2014)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 March 2014)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 March 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 14 February 2015)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Agatha Deken, the author ()
E 2 Aan den schrijver der aanmerkingen, in de Nieuwe Vaderlandsche Bibliotheek... (1800)
E 3 Brief van A. Deken (1781)
E 4 Brieven over verscheiden onderwerpen (Wolff & Deken) (1780)
E 5 Brieven van Abraham Blankaart (Wolff & Deken) (1787)
E 6 Brieven van Elizabeth Bekker, wed. Wolff, en Agatha Deken (Wolff & Deken) (1777)
E 7 De voorrechten van het christendom, de middelen ter zijner oprichting gebezigd, overwaardig (1787)
E 8 Deelneming in den rouw der hervormde gemeente te Amsterdam (1775)
E 9 Economische liedjes (Wolff & Deken) (1781)
E 10 Euzebia of de godvrugtige dienstmaagd (1772)
E 11 Fabelen (Wolff & Deken) (1784)
E 12 Gedichten en liedjens voor het vaderland; benevens eene aanspraak aan het Bataafse Volk (Wolff & Deken) (1798)
E 13 Geschrift eener bejaarde vrouw (Wolff & Deken) (1802)
E 14 Historie van Mejuffrouw Cornelia Wildschut; of, De Gevolgen Der Opvoeding (Wolff & Deken) (1793)
E 15 Historie van Mejuffrouw Sara Burgerhart (Wolff & Deken) (1782)
E 16 Historie van den Heer Willem Leevend (Wolff & Deken) (1784)
E 17 Iets voor Ouderen en Kinderen (1805)
E 18 Liederen voor den Boerenstand (1804)
E 19 Liederen voor den Landman (1799)
E 20 Lijkzang op het afsterven van den heere Jan Wagenaar (1773)
E 21 Mijne offerande aan het Vaderland (1799)
E 22 Nederlands verpligting tot het handhaven der nuttige maatschappyen en genootschappen in ons vaderland. (Wolff & Deken) (1779)
E 23 Onderwyzend gesprek over het geloof en de zedenleer der christenen (Wolff & Deken) (1781)
E 24 Stichtelijke gedichten (Deken & Bosch) (1775)
E 25 Twaalf leerredenen en eenige gebeden; ten gebruike van den gemeenen man (Wolff & Deken) (1782)
E 26 Wandelingen door Bourgogne (Wolff & Deken) (1789)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Deken, Agatha   -   Mijne offerande aan het Vaderland
Xreception 2 Dóll-Egges, Catharina Maria   -   Almanak voor Vrouwen door Vrouwen
Xreception 3 Naubert, Christiane Benedikte Eugenie   -   Hermann von Unna