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Author: Desbordes-Valmore, Marceline

Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1786
Year of death:1859
About her personal situation:Travelled to Guadeloupe. standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Douai 20-06-1786 • Locations where lived : Douai, Guadeloupe, Lyon, Paris • Location where died : Paris 23-07-1859 National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : liaison (with Henri de Latouche), married (1817) Number of children : 5 (2 sons, 3 daughters) Social class : middle class Religion/ideology : unknown

Relations to other authors: Friend of Ruchet, Caroline
Friend of Dufresnoy, Adélaïde

About her professional situation:- participation au Journal des Dames et des Modes (Kleinert 2001, p. 227) - collaboration avec Caroline Ruchet pour Scènes intimes - A propos d'une lettre de GS à Ste Beuve 5-4-1848 VIII 386: note de Lubin sur liste publiée dans Courrier français du 29 juillet 1848 de personnes recevant des pensions où figurent e.a. Mme Ancelot, Louise Colet, Desbordes-Valmore, Allart, Mélanie Waldor, Amable Tastu, Elise Voïart, de Bawr, et en tant que veuves ou orphelines Helmina de Chézy, Mlle Flaugergues. (svd jul08) standardizingjul12jdg: Profession(s) and activities : - actress - contributor to periodical press - fiction writer - poet - singer - traveller - writer for children Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors / historical figures : - Henri de Latouche Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Moulin, La poésie féminine, 1966, p. 254 - Histoire litt. Pléiade, p.918-920 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Unhappily in love with writer Henri Latouche, bore his child and began to write poetry, much of which expresses her emotional anguish". - Sainte-Beuve, Nouveaux Lundis, III, 166 et XII, 223, 246, et Portraits contemporains II, 110 , Portraits de femmes, 381 (Jose Luis Diaz, "Sainte-Beuve chez les Muses", in Romantisme no 77, 1992, p.78, p. 80 n. 13, p. 84 n. 26 et p.85 n.5) - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 746. - Debeljak, Pregled, 1912 Cf. - Chantal Bertrand-Jennings, Un autre mal du siècle. Le romantisme des romancières, 1800-1846. Toulouse 2005.
Websites: Centre Sablé
Marceline Desbordes-Valmore on Wikipedia

Editors: Judith Prasser (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 October 2010)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 July 2012)
Tanja Badalic (update on 22 August 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Art. about the Hungarian poet Petöfi ()
E 2 *Marceline Desbordes-Valmore, the author ()

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author