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Author: Opzoomer, Adèle Sophia Cornelia

Pseudonyms:Wallis, A.S.C.
Spouse/other names:Von Antal - Opzoomer, Adèle Sophia Cornelia | Antal von Felsö Gellér-Opzoomer, Adèle S.C.
Year of birth:1856
Year of death:1925
About her personal situation:standardizingjdgjan14 Standardizing Origin • Place of birth : Utrecht • Place(s) of residence: Utrecht | Pápa • Place of death: Rotterdam National identity • Nationality : Dutch • First languages : Dutch Marital status : - Married Number of children : 1 Name(s) of children: Cornèl Gender of children : male Social class : - Not yet checked Education: - Educated at home - School education Religion [/ideology]: - Not yet checked

Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:standardizingjdgjan14 Standardizing Authorial attribution: - Pseudonym neutral Profession(s) and other activities : - Contributor to periodical press - Fiction writer/novelist - Historian - Playwright - Poet - Translator from Hungarian Languages in which she wrote : - German - Dutch Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Imre Madách - Mihály Tompa - Koloman Tóth - Sándor Petőfi Financial aspects of this woman’s career: - Not yet checked Memberships - Other : Literary society
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Jonckbloet VI, 247: Op het gebied van den Roman reikte, door bemiddeling van Oltmans, Drost en Van Lennep, Mevr. Bosboom-Toussaint de hand aan hare voorgangers, en ontwikkelde daarbij een benijdenswaardig talent. Tusschen haar en de jongste harer zusteren, die onder het pseudoniem van A.S.C. Wallis, met buitengewonen aanleg is opgetreden als Romancière, en ook met ongewone diepte critiek oefent, - tusschen deze twee konden de namen van verscheiden begaafde proza-schrijfsters worden ingevoegd, die ik liever verzwijg dan een harer over te slaan. - Basse I 119, 122: "de beste, na Mevr. Bosboom" - Romein, Vrouwenspiegel 1935, 24-5, 42 - Ter Laan 1941; - van Bork en Verkruijsse 1985; both see link DBNL - De Vries, Een stad vol lezers 2011 Cf. - M. Bosch, Het geslacht van de wetenschap : vrouwen en hoger onderwijs in Nederland, 1878-1948, 1994, p. 279-80) - Erica van Boven, ‘Het pseudoniem als strategie. Pseudoniemen van vrouwelijke auteurs 1850-1900’. In: Nederlandse letterkunde, 1998 (4), p. 309-326. - Stephan Jozef Rudolf Rameckers, A. S. C. Wallis (Adèle Opzoomer), Heerlen Winants 1947 ( Proefschrift Nijmegen)
Websites: DBNL
DBNL: L. Kuitert, Het debacle van een negentiende-eeuwse ‘vrouwenreeks’.

Editors: Marleen Dek (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 February 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 March 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 28 January 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 13 April 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 14 February 2015)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 29 April 2016)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 June 2016)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Adèle Sophia Cornelia Opzoomer, the author ()
E 2 *Gerda. Vrij bewerkte Noordsche sage (1884)
E 3 *Translation of E. Madách: Az ember tragédiája (1887)
E 4 De koning van een vreugderijk (1913)
E 5 De laatste Gothen (1880)
E 6 Der Sturz des Hauses Alba (1875)
E 7 Een Hongaarsche samenzwering : treurspel in vijf bedrijven (1905)
E 8 Een liefdedroom in 1795 (1906)
E 9 In dagen van strijd (1877)
E 10 Johann de Witt (1876)
E 11 Noordse schetsen (1876)
E 12 Over den twijfel in het drama (1878)
E 13 Schetsen uit de Hongaarsche poëzie (Alex. Petöfi, Mich Tompa, Koloman Tóth (1889)
E 14 Vorstengunst (1883)
E 15 Willem III en de moord der gebroeders de Witt (1876)
E 16 Zielestrijd (1908)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Burney, Fanny   -   *Fanny Burney, the author
Xreception 2 Eliot, George   -   *George Eliot, the author