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Author: Werken, Margareta Geertruid van der

Spouse/other names:Cambon - van der Werken, Margareta Geertruid de
Year of birth:1734
Year of death:1796
About her personal situation:Date of death: after 1796 (DVN) standardizingjdgjan14 Standardizing Origin • Place of birth : Gouda • Place(s) of residence: Voorburg | Leiden | Gouda | Den Bosch (Brabant) • Place of death : Not yet checked National identity • Nationality : Dutch • First languages : Dutch Marital status : - Married - Widowed Number of children : 1 Name(s) of children: Jean Jacques Gender of children : male Social class : - Middle class Education: - Not yet checked Religion [/ideology]: - Protestant

Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:standardizingjdgjan14 Standardizing Authorial attribution: - Maiden name - Married name Profession(s) and other activities : - Contributor to periodical press - Editor of periodical press - Fiction writer/novelist - Playwright - Poet - Translator from French - Translator from English - Writer for children Languages in which she wrote : - Dutch Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Gerard Muyser - Philip Zweerts Financial aspects of this woman’s career: - Living by her pen Memberships - Other : Literary society
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Ter Laan 1941, see link DBNL - J.P.M. Groot: "Voorlopige bibliografie van M.G. Cambon-van der Werken", in Doc.blad 18e eeuw nr. 30, 1976, p. 10-38. - Lauwerkrans 1997, p. 4, 5, 47, 67, 71, 75, 79, 81, 602-607. online-portrait in DVN
Websites: Biographie Digitaal Vrouwenlexikon Nederland
DBNL: info

Editors: Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 March 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 25 March 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 06 February 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 06 February 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 06 February 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 03 May 2013)
Janouk de Groot (update on 21 January 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 01 July 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 't Bataafsch Athene (1770)
E 2 *Margareta Geertruid van der Werken, the author ()
E 3 *Translation of Beaumarchais, Le Mariage de Figaro (1786)
E 4 *Translation of Chamfort, S.R.N. de: Le Marchand de Smyrne (1770)
E 5 *Translation of Desforges: Het dorpsfeest (1790)
E 6 *Translation of Ducis, J.F.: Oedipe chez Admète (1790)
E 7 *Translation of Fontenelle, B. le Bouvier de: Ericie, ou la Vestale (1770)
E 8 *Translation of Guymond de la Touche, C.: Iphigénie en Tauride (1771)
E 9 *Translation of Guyot de Merville: Les ennemis reconciliés (1772)
E 10 *Translation of Shakespeare, Hamlet (1776)
E 11 *Translation of Shakespeare: King Lear (1786)
E 12 Adeline Of: Aangetekende Byzonderheden Eener Jonge Juffer; Op Haare Drie Jaarige Reize door Vrankryk. Door haar zelve beschreven (1783)
E 13 Algemeene Oefenschool der Vrouwen (1785)
E 14 Brief van Abelard aan Eloïza (1762)
E 15 De jonge Grandisson (1786)
E 16 De kleine Grandisson (1782)
E 17 De kleine Klarissa (1790)
E 18 De morgenstond, voorspel, ter gelegenheid van de zegenrijke geboorte van zyne D.H. Willem den VI (1772)
E 19 De offerhande der Bataafsche veldelingen, aan Apollo. : Voorspel, ter gelegenheid van de gezegende herstelling, van haare koninglyke hoogheid, Frederica, Sophia, Wilhelmina; princesse van Pruissen .. (1770)
E 20 De vrijheid, heldendicht (1769)
E 21 Herdenking aan de bloedige wreedheden gepleegt te Bodegraven, Zwammerdam en elders, in den jare 1672, ter gelegenheid van desselfs Eeuwgetijde (1772)
E 22 Tafereelen van armoede en Tegenspoed (1796)
E 23 Valerius of de edelmoedige Behoeftige (1772)
E 24 Willem IV (1756)
E 25 Zededichten op het leeven en sterven van Jesus Christus (1771)

Authors read by this author

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