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Author: Bijns, Anna

Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1493
Year of death:1575
About her personal situation:standardizingjdgsept13 Origin • Place of birth : Antwerp • Place(s) of residence: Not yet checked • Place of death: Antwerp National identity • Nationality : Dutch | Flemish • First languages : Dutch Marital status : - Single Number of children : Not yet checked Social class : - Not yet checked Education: - Not yet checked Religion [/ideology]: - Catholic

Countries:Netherlands - Belgium/Southern Netherlands
Relations to other authors:
Friend of Coleners, Roseane

About her professional situation:standardizingjdgsept13 Authorial attribution: - Not yet checked Profession(s) and other activities : - Writer of religious works Languages in which she wrote : - Dutch Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Martin Luther Financial aspects of this woman’s career: - Not yet checked Memberships - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN : - La Porte 1769 I, 120 - Briquet 1804 - Leopold 1918 - Romein, Vrouwenspiegel 1935, 1-2, 5-6, 162 - Ter Laan, 1941 (DBNL) - G.P.M. Knuvelder, Beknopt handboek tot de geschiedenis der Nederlandse letterkunde. 1982 (10th ed.), p. 89: "Een groot deel van de refreinen van van A.B. blijft nog immer leesbaar door zijn eenvoud en zuiverheid van taal. Zij schrijft soms werkelijk beeldend en suggestief. Haar beste fragmenten - gehéél gave gedichten zijn moeilijk te vinden - treft men aan onder de liefdesrefreinen." - Van Bork en Verkruijsse 1985 (DBNL) - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: Bijns wrote poetry in the style of the rhetoricians; her motto was: "Sour rather than sweet". - Lauwerkrans, 1997, p. 1, 13, 16, 19, 20, 30, 37, 49, 55, 59, 64, 81, 94, 107-117, 121, 135, 214, 794. - Chapter in: Stouten/Goedegebuure/Van Oostrom 1999, 113-122 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) I, 314-6 - Digitaal Vrouwenlexicon (DVN) - 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)
Websites: Lemma in Dig. Vrouwenlexikon Nederland
New SIEFAR: Briquet
Bijns in RosaDoc

Editors: Emma van den Eynde (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 20 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 10 December 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 January 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 19 August 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 December 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 December 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 December 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 September 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 19 November 2013)
Janouk de Groot (update on 26 February 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 14 February 2015)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Anna Bijns, the author ()
E 2 Betamelic vreese ick u schepper .... (1550)
E 3 Refreinen (1528)

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