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Author: Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina

Pseudonyms:Ralph Iron
Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1855
Year of death:1920
About her personal situation:Standardizingmclaug14: Origin • Place of birth: Wittebergen Reserve, Cape Colony (South Africa) • Place(s) of residence: Healdtown (Eastern Cape) | Cradock (South Africa)| London • Place of death: Wynberg (South Africa) National identity • Nationality: South African • First language(s): English Marital status: - Married Number of children: 0 Social class: - Middle class Education: - Educated at home Religion - Not yet checked

Relations to other authors: Acquaintance of Marx, Eleanor

Acquaintance of Jacobs, Aletta

About her professional situation:Standardizingmclaug14: Authorial attribution: - Pseudonym male Profession(s) and other activities: - Fiction writer/novelist - Teacher/governess Language(s) in which she wrote: - English Collaboration/connections with male authors: - Havelock Ellis - Edward Carpenter - Karl Pearson - William Gladstone Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships: - The Men and Women's Club
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - De Vries, Een stad vol lezers 2011 Online text of Dreams (see work) includes a picture of the author.
Websites: Bio via Celebration of WW
Bio- & bibliographical information
Joyce Avrech Berkman, ‘Schreiner, Olive Emilie Albertina (1855–1920)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, May 2006

Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 August 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 February 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 02 May 2012)
Marina Cano Lopez (update on 12 August 2014)
Marina Cano Lopez (update on 12 August 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *In den hof der vreugde (In the garden of delight) (1880)
E 2 *Olive Schreiner, the author ()
E 3 An English South African Woman's View of the Situation (1899)
E 4 Dreams (1890)
E 5 The story of an African farm (1883)
E 6 Thoughts on South Africa (1923)
E 7 Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland (1897)
E 8 Woman and labour (1911)

Authors read by this author

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