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Author: Possolo da Costa, Francisca de Paula

Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1783
Year of death:1838
About her personal situation:Lisbon. standardizingjul12pu: Origin • Location where born : Lisboa, 4-10- 1783 • Location where died : Cartaxo, 19-07-1838 National identity • Nationality : Portuguese • Mother tongue : Portuguese Marital status: married to naval officer João Baptista Ângelo da Costa Number of children : 0 Social class : military elite; upper class Religion/ideology : unknown

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

About her professional situation:exchange of poems with Marquisa d'Alorna (see below). standardizingjul12pu: Profession(s) and activities: - Fiction writer - Novelist - Poet - Salonnière - Translator from French Languages in which she published : - Portuguese Collaboration/connections with male authors : unknown Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:Cf. - «Epistola» in. [Marquesa de Alorna] Obras Poeticas de D. Leonor d’Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre, Marqueza d’Alorna, Condessa d’Assumar e d’Oeynhausen, conhecida entre os poetas portuguezes pello nome de Alcipe, 6 vols., Lisboa, Na Imprensa Nacional, 1844, Vol II, pg. 68. info vafeb10 No items in Cat.BnF (French) or Dutch KB. svdfeb10 Cf. Salvado AMPP: 74] BARROS. INOCÊNCIO II: 318-319 ANASTÁCIO, Vanda, «Francisca de Paula Possollo da Costa» Diccionario no Feminino, Barros II: 91-ss. «Francisca de Paula Possollo da Costa» Biblos. Enciclopédia Verbo das Literaturas em Língua Portuguesa, Lisboa-São Paulo, Editorial Verbo, vol 1, 1995, p. 1329. RECTOR, Mónica – Mulher objecto e sujeito da literatura Portuguesa – Porto: Universidade Fernando Pessoa/ Fundação Fernando Pessoa, 1999. Pg. 138 LResendeoct11

Editors: Vanda Anastacio (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 26 February 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 26 February 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 29 October 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 March 2012)
Pedro Urbano (update on 12 July 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 17 April 2013)

Works written by this author

E 1 Conversações sobre a pluralidade dos mundos, por Fontenelle. Vertidas do francez em vulgar…Agora posthumamente dados à luz pelos seus parentes, e precedidas de uma noticia litteraria acarca da traductora. (1841)
E 2 Francília, pastora do Tejo. (1816)
E 3 Henriqueta de Orleans, ou o Heroísmo. Novella portugueza. (1819)
E 4 Sonetos recitados no Real Theatro de S. Carlos (por ocasião do juramento da Carta Constitucional). Lisboa, na Typ. de Ricardo José de Carvalho, 1826 (1826)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Staël, Germaine de   -   De l'Allemagne
Xreception 2 Staël, Germaine de   -   Corinne ou l'Italie