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Author: Sáez de Melgar, Faustina

Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1834
Year of death:1895
About her personal situation:Standardizinghpmar14 Origin • Place of birth : Villamanrique de Tajo, Madrid, Spain • Place(s) of residence: Madrid | Paris • Place of death: Villamanrique de Tajo, Madrid, Spain National identity • Nationality : Spanish • First language(s) : Spanish Marital status : - Married Number of children : 4 Social class : - Middle class Education: - Not yet checked Religion - Catholic

Languages:Spanish - French
Relations to other authors: Acquaintance of Sinués de Marco, María del Pilar

Collaborator of León, Rogelia
Collaborator of Carnicero, Joaquina de
Collaborator of Böhl de Faber, Caecilia
Collaborator of García Balmaseda, Joaquina
Collaborator of Moreno y Guerrero, Amalia

About her professional situation:Standardizinghpmar14 Authorial attribution: - Married name Profession(s) and other activities : - Social-cultural activist - Contributor to periodical press - Editor of periodical press - Fiction writer/novelist - Playwright - Poet - Translator from French - Writer for children Language(s) in which she wrote : - French - Spanish Collaboration/connections with male authors : - Not yet checked Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships: - Of academies - Other
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Ruiz Guerrero 1996 - Pérez/Ihrie 2002. (Info H. Partzsch, aug09)
Websites: cervantesvirtual - works
NEWW contribution Madrid 2010 H. Partzsch
Violets and Abolition: The Discourse on Slavery in Faustina Saez de Melgar's Magazine La Violeta

Editors: Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 December 2009)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 04 March 2010)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 04 March 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 05 March 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 11 May 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 11 May 2010)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 08 September 2010)
Hendrik Schlieper (update on 15 October 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 March 2012)
Astrid Kulsdom (update on 03 October 2012)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 27 March 2014)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 30 March 2014)
Henriette Partzsch (update on 13 May 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *El árbol de Navidad, historia alemana [The Christmas Tree: a German Story] (1862)
E 2 *Faustina Sáez de Melgar, the author ()
E 3 *La roca de las dos hermanas, leyenda por Henri Navire [The rock of the two sisters: a legend by Henri Navire] (1862)
E 4 *Un episodio de la guerra de los Estados-Unidos [An Episode from the War in the United States] (1864)
E 5 *Un martes de Carnaval [Shrove Tuesday] (1863)
E 6 Aniana o La quinta de Peralta (1866)
E 7 Ecos de gloria: leyendas históricas [Echoes of glory: historical legends] (1863)
E 8 El hogar sin fuego [The Home without a fire on the hearth] (1876)
E 9 La Violeta (1862)
E 10 La abuelita: Cuentos de la aldea [The little grandmother: Tales from the village] (1864)
E 11 La cadena rota: drama en tres actos y en verso (Broken chains: drama in three acts and in verse) (1879)
E 12 La higuera de Villaverde: leyenda tradicional [The fig tree in Villaverda: a traditional legend] (1860)
E 13 La lira del Tajo (1859)
E 14 La marquesa de Pinares [The Marchioness of Pinares] (1861)
E 15 La pstora del Guadiela [The shepherdess of the river Guadiela] (1860)
E 16 Los dos maridos de Tula. Páginas de historia contemporánea [TUla's two husbands. Pages from contemporary history] (1886)
E 17 Los miserables de España [Spain's poor] (1862)
E 18 Matilde o El ángel de Valde-Real [Matilde or The Angel from Valde-Real] (1863)
E 19 ¡Cuán bella es la caridad! [How beautiful is charity!] (1863)
E 20 Ángela o el ramillete de jazmines [Angela or the jasmine bouquet] (1865)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Bremer, Fredrika   -   Grannarna (The Neighbours)
Xreception 2 Bremer, Fredrika   -   Grannarne
Xreception 3 Böhl de Faber, Caecilia   -   Relaciones [Relations]
Xreception 4 Grassi, Ángela   -   El bálsamo de las penas
Xreception 5 León, Rogelia   -   *Rogelia León, the author
Xreception 6 Sylva, Carmen   -   *Flores y perlas (Flowers and Perls)
Xreception 7 Waddeville, Madame   -   Le Monde et ses usages
Xreception 8 Zapata Cárdenas, María Josefa   -   *M. Josefa Zapata, the author