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Author: Opie, Amelia

Spouse/other names:Alderson, Amelia
Year of birth:1769
Year of death:1853
About her personal situation:standardizingjul12fms:   Origin • Location where born : Norwich, England • Lived in : England • Location where died : Norwich, England   National identity • Nationality : English • First language : English   Marital status : married (John Opie, 1798)   Number of children : 0   Social class : middle   Religion/ideology : Dissenting

Relations to other authors: Friend of Staël, Germaine de
Friend of Wollstonecraft, Mary &&&
Friend of Barbauld, Anna Laetitia

Acquaintance of Brightwell, Cecilia Lucy

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12fms: Profession(s) and activities: - poet - fiction writer - musician - playwright - biographer - traveller - contributor to periodical press - philanthropist - writer of conduct literature - feminist Languages in which she published : - English Collaboration/connections with male authors : Philosopher and writer William Godwin (friend), Walter Scott, Richard Brinsley Sheridan Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Spender, Mothers of the Novel - Cambr. Nat. Biogr. - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Opie's fame was not enduring and as the 19th century progressed she was read less and less". - Peter Garside and Rainer Schöwering (eds.), The English Novel 1770-1829. A bibliographical survey of prose fiction published in the British Isles. Oxford U.P., 2000, vol. II (1800-1829). - Zofia Sinko "Powieść angielska XVIII wieku a powieść polska lat 1764-1830", PIW: Warsaw, 1961
Websites: Corvey W3
British Fiction
Online biography

Editors: Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 December 2009)
Francesca Scott (update on 16 May 2012)
Francesca Scott (update on 12 July 2012)
Francesca Scott (update on 12 July 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 19 February 2013)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 17 March 2014)
Francesca Scott (update on 23 July 2014)
Francesca Scott (update on 23 July 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 08 December 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Amelia Opie, the author ()
E 2 Adeline Mowbray (1804)
E 3 Lays for the Dead (1833)
E 4 Love and Duty (1806)
E 5 Madeleine (1810)
E 6 New tales (1818)
E 7 Poems (1803)
E 8 Simple Tales (1806)
E 9 Tales of Real Life (1813)
E 10 Temper (1812)
E 11 The Dangers of Coquetry (1790)
E 12 The father and daughter (1801)
E 13 Valentine's Eve (1816)
E 14 White lies ()

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Inchbald, Elizabeth   -   Nature and art
Xreception 2 Wollstonecraft, Mary &&&   -   A Vindication of the Rights of Woman