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® Author: Mello Breyner, Teresa de

Pseudonyms:Tirse, Tirce
Spouse/other names:Vimieiro, Condessa do
Year of birth:1739
Year of death:1798
About her personal situation: standardizingjul12pu: Origin • Location where born : unknown, 1739 • Location where died : unknown, 1798 National identity • Nationality : Portuguese • Mother tongue : Portuguese Marital status: Sancho de Faro e Sousa, her cousin and Count of Vimieiro (1765); widowed after 1790 Number of children : 0 Social class : noblewoman Religion/ideology : unknown Education : educated by family member: mother educated by preceptor: Francisco José Freire learning foreing languages: french, latin Cientific experiences

Relations to other authors: Friend of Alorna, Marquesa d'

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12pu: Profession(s) and activities: - Playwriter - Poet Languages in which she published : - Portuguese Collaboration/connections with male authors : unknown Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:Elias J. Torres Feijó, "Ad maiorem gloriam … feminae: Enlightened Women and the Introduction of Models in Portugal During the Second Half of the Eighteenth Century", in Portuguese Studies 20/1, 2004, pp. 73-88. Raquel Bello Vázquez, "Lisbon and Vienna: The Correspondence of the Countess of Vimieiro and her Circle", in Portuguese Studies, 2004 (vol. 20), p. 89-107.

Editors: Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 December 2009)
Pedro Urbano (update on 12 July 2012)

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