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Author: Campan, Jeanne Louise Henriette Genest

Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1752
Year of death:1822
About her personal situation:Son died before her own death. Desplantes et Pouthier, p.266 standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Paris 06-10-1752 • Locations where lived : Mantes, Paris, Versailles • Location where died : Mantes 16-03-1822 National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married Number of children : 1 or more (1 son) Social class : unknown Religion/ideology : unknown

Relations to other authors:
Mentor of Bassanville, Anaïs de

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Profession(s) and activities : - lady-in-waiting ("Voorlezeres der Prinsessen en eerste Kamenier der Koningin" from bookreview VLO - jws 0606) - writer for children - writer of textbooks Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors/historical figures : - Bernard Germain de Lacépède - Louis XV - Louis XVI - Napoléon Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Desplantes et Pouthier, 1890 - Larnac, Histoire de la littérature féminine en France, 1921 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Having survived the Revolution she founded a national institution for the education of young women before being made director of Napoléons Maison d'Education de la Légion d'Honnuer in Ecouen. With the fall of the empire she was accused of having collaborated with Napoleon and having betrayed the queen. Her Mémoires may in part have been written to counter such allegations". - Offen, European feminisms, 2000
Websites: Online text
SIEFAR: Briquet
Jeanne-Louise-Henriette Campan on Wikipedia

Editors: Emma van den Eynde (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 17 May 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 12 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 29 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 February 2013)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Jeanne Louise Henriette Campan, the author ()
E 2 Conversations d'une mère avec sa fille [Texte imprimé], en français et en anglais, composées pour la maison d'éducation de Mme Campan... [publ. par J. Franceschini] (1804)
E 3 De l'éducation (1824)
E 4 Journal anecdotique de Madame Campan, ou souvenirs recueillis dans ses entretiens, par M. Maigne (1824)
E 5 Le mot et la chose (1752)
E 6 Mémoires sur la vie privée de Marie-Antoinette (1822)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Leprince de Beaumont, Jeanne Marie   -   Magasin des enfants
Xreception 2 Épinay, Louise de   -   Conversations d'Emilie