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Author: Berchmans, Johanna Desideria

Spouse/other names:Courtmans
Year of birth:1811
Year of death:1890
About her personal situation:Haar man zette haar aan tot schrijven (Lauwerkrans) (SP) Werd in 1883 door de Belgische koning benoemd tot ridder in de Leopoldsorde.

Countries:Belgium/Southern Netherlands
Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:introduced social criticism in her novels. Published poetry in Nederlandschen Muzen Almanak (VLO 1842-1, p. 39) Contributed to Europa (according to an advertisement published in Ons Streven 1870 nr. 43, p. 248.)
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Ter Laan, 1941 (DBNL) - G.P.M. Knuvelder, Beknopt handboek tot de geschiedenis der Nederlandse letterkunde. 1982 (10th ed.), p. 304. -Lauwerkrans, 1997, p. 17, 32, 45, 48, 50, 59, 77, 78, 80, 90, 860-870. - van den Berg/Couttenier 2009, 627, 674-5, 685 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 840. - De Vries, Een stad vol lezers, 2011
Websites: DBNL info + photo

Editors: Susanne Parren (update on 12 December 2009)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 February 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Johanna Desideria Berchmans, the author ()
E 2 Christine van Oosterwey (1870)
E 3 De bloem van cleyt (1864)
E 4 De bondgenoot. Phantastisch verhaal (1864)
E 5 De gezegende akker (1876)
E 6 De hoogmoedige (1882)
E 7 De hut van tante Klara (1864)
E 8 De koewachter (1873)
E 9 De zoon van den molenaar (1864)
E 10 Den Gemeenteonderwijzer (1862)
E 11 Den zaakwaarnemer (1867)
E 12 Drij roosjes (1850)
E 13 Helena van Leliendal (1855)
E 14 Het geschenk van den jager (1864)
E 15 Het plan van Heintje Barbier (1866)
E 16 Het rad der fortuin : eene geschiedenis onzer dagen (1883)
E 17 Karel Klepperman (1878)
E 18 Livina (1864)
E 19 Moeder Daneel : eene geschiedenis onzer dagen (1868)
E 20 Nicolette : lotgevallen eener vondeling (1868)
E 21 Roza van den boschkant (1885)
E 22 Rozeken Pot (1879)
E 23 Verhalen en novellen (1883)
E 24 Verscheurde bladen (1874)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Stowe, Harriet Beecher   -   Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly