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Author: Gay, Delphine

Pseudonyms:Launay, Vicomte Charles de - Lespès, Léo - Sepsel, Léa
Spouse/other names:Girardin, Delphine de
Year of birth:1804
Year of death:1855
About her personal situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Aachen 26-01-1804 • Locations where lived : Aachen, Naples, Paris, Rome • Location where died : Paris 29-06-1855 National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married (to Émile de Girardin) Number of children : unknown Social class : - Upper class Education: - not yet checked Religion/ideology : unknown

Relations to other authors:
Daughter of Gay, Sophie
Niece of Allart, Marie-Françoise

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Publishing under: - not yet checked Profession(s) and activities : - contributor to periodical press - fiction writer - playwright - poet - salonnière - traveller Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Honoré de Balzac - Théophile Gautier - Émile de Girardin (publisher, husband) - Victor Hugo - Lamartine - Jules Sandeau - Joseph Méry Financial aspects of this woman’s career: - Not yet checked Memberships - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Desplantes et Pouthier, 1890 - Larnac, Histoire de la littérature féminine en France, 1921 - Moulin, La poésie féminine, 1966, p.275 - Buck, Guide to women's writing, 1992: "Her work is characterized by the spirituality and sensitivity of the early French romantic writing". Cf. - Sainte-Beuve, Causeries du Lundi III, 405,406 ,Mes Poissons, Bibliothèque 10/18, p. 110, (José Luis Diaz, "Sainte-Beuve chez les Muses", in Romantisme no 77, 1992, p. 79 n.9, p. 81 n.17 et p. 84 n.26) - Margaret Cohen, The sentimental education of the novel. Princeton, 1999.
Websites: Biographie succincte
Bibliographie Centre Sablé
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Delphine Gay on Wikipedia

Editors: Marleen Dek (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 October 2010)
Janouk de Groot (update on 12 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 October 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 10 March 2014)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 16 March 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Delphine Gay, the author ()
E 2 Amelia or the distress'd wife: a history founded on real circumstances . By a private gentlewoman. (1751)
E 3 C'est la faute du mari, : proverbe en un acte et en vers, (1851)
E 4 El palacio de la vanidad (1896)
E 5 Judith, tragédie en 3 actes (1843)
E 6 La Canne de M. de Balzac (1836)
E 7 La croix de Berny: roman steeple-chase / Mme Émile de Girardin, Théophile Gautier, Jules Sandeau, Méry (1855)
E 8 La joie fait peur (1854)
E 9 Lady Tartuffe ()
E 10 Le Marquis de Pontanges (1835)
E 11 Le chapeau d'un horloger (1854)
E 12 Le fiancé de Lenora ()
E 13 Le lorgnon (1831)
E 14 Le malheur d' être belle ()
E 15 Lettres parisiennes (1843)
E 16 Marguerite, ou Deux amours (1853)

Authors read by this author

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