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Author: Boccage, Anne-Marie du &&&

Spouse/other names:Bocage | Duboccage
Year of birth:1710
Year of death:1802
About her personal situation:Standardizingoct12svd Origin • Location where born : Rouen • Location where died : National identity • Nationality : French • First language(s) : French Marital status : - married 1727; widowed 1767 Number of children : - none Social class : - Not yet checked Education: - Not yet checked Religion [/ideology]: - Not yet checked

Relations to other authors:
Friend of Beauharnais, Fanny Mouchard Comtesse de
Acquaintance of Montagu, Elizabeth
Acquaintance of Leprince de Beaumont, Jeanne Marie
Friend of Demoustier, Charles-Albert

About her professional situation:Standardizing 5TrSchoolFeb13: Publishing under: - Not yet checked Profession(s) and activities: - Poet - Traveler - Travel writer - Playwright Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of her career: - husband rich - problems once widowed (Gill-Mark, p. 43) Memberships - Academies of Rouen, Lyon, Bologne, Padoue, Cortone, Florence, Rome Arcadia (Briquet)
Elements of bibliography:Mentioned in: - La Porte 1769 IV, 467-523 (see hyperlink for list) - Briquet 1804 - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Larnac, 152, 158, 254 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Her play Les Amazones performed in 1749, was the first work by a women to be performed at the Comédie Francaise for some thirty years". Cf. Grace Gill-Mark, Une femme de lettres au XVIIIe siècle: Anne Marie du Boccage. Paris, 1927.
Websites: Women Writers' Networks: list La Porte 1769
New SIEFAR Dictionnaire Briquet

Editors: Susanne Parren (update on 12 December 2009)
Astrid Kulsdom (update on 23 December 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 18 October 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 November 2011)
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Suzan van Dijk (update on 29 October 2012)
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Suzan van Dijk (update on 20 August 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 23 November 2015)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Marie-Anne du Boccage, the author ()
E 2 La Colombiade (1756)
E 3 Le paradis terrestre (1748)
E 4 Les Amazones (1749)
E 5 Lettres sur l'Angleterre, la Hollande et l'Italie (1768)
E 6 Recueil des oeuvres (1762)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Secco Suardo Grismondi, Paolina   -   *Paolina Grismondi, the author