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Author: Tencin, Claudine A.G. de

Pseudonyms:L.M.D.T., Madame
Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1685
Year of death:1749
About her personal situation:Date of birth might be 1681 or 1682. Standardizing 5TrSchoolFeb13 jdg: Origin • Place of birth : Grenoble • Lived in : Paris • Place of death : Paris National identity • Nationality : French • First language (s) : French Marital status: - Not yet checked Number of children : - 1 or more (Jean le Rond D'Alembert) Social class : - Nobility Education: - Not yet checked Religion/ideology : - Not yet checked

Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:Standardizing 5TrSchoolFeb13: Publishing under: - Her own name - Pseudonym Profession(s) and activities: - Salonnière Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:Mentioned in: - La Porte 1769 (see hyperlink for list) - Boudier de Villemert - Briquet 1804 - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Larnac, Histoire de la littérature féminine en France, 1921 - Mornet, Introduction Nouvelle Héloïse, 1925 - Coulet, Le Roman jusqu'à la Révolution, p.378-386 - Mitterand, Littérature XVIIIe 1987 (p. 48, 162, 202) - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Historians have consistently emphasized Tencin's scandalous reputation". - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 576, 618.
Websites: Women Writers' Networks: list La Porte 1769
SIEFAR: Boudier de Villemert
SIEFAR: Briquet

Editors: Emma van den Eynde (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 30 August 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 October 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 October 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 17 April 2013)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Claudine de Tencin, the author ()
E 2 Anecdotes de la cour et du règne d'Edouard II, roi d'Angleterre (1776)
E 3 Le Siège de Calais, nouvelle historique (1739)
E 4 Les malheurs de l'amour (1747)
E 5 Mémoires du Comte de Comminges (1735)

Authors read by this author

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