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Author: Tastu, Amable

Spouse/other names:Voïart
Year of birth:1798
Year of death:1885
About her personal situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Metz 31-08-1798 • Location where died : Palaiseau 10-01-1885 National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married 1816 Number of children : 1 ? Social class : unknown Religion/ideology : unknown

Relations to other authors:
Daughter in law of Voïart, Elise
Friend of Dufresnoy, Adélaïde

About her professional situation:- participation Journal des Dames et des Modes (Kleinert 2001, p. 227) - A propos d'une lettre de GS à Ste Beuve 5-4-1848 VIII 386: note de Lubin sur liste publiée dans Courrier français du 29 juillet 1848 de personnes recevant des pensions où figurent e.a. Mme Ancelot, Louise Colet, Desbordes-Valmore, Allart, Mélanie Waldor, Amable Tastu, Elise Voïart, de Bawr, et en tant que veuves ou orphelines Helmina de Chézy, Mlle Flaugergues. (svd jul08) standardizingjul12jdg: Profession(s) and activities : - contributor to periodical press - historian - poet - translator from English - writer for children Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors : unknown Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Montferrand, Femmes célèbres, 1843 - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Desplantes et Pouthier, 1890 - Moulin, La Poésie féminine, 1966, p. 266 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Her talent was for elegiac poetry" - Sainte-Beuve, Vie, Poésie et Pensées de Joseph Delorme (1829), Nouvelles éditions latines, 1956, p. 145, Table des causeries du lundi, 3 (José Luis Diaz, "Sainte-Beuve chez les Muses", in Romantisme no 77, 1992, p. 79 n. 11 et p. 82 n. 23)
Websites: Amable Tastu on Wikipedia

Editors: Marleen Dek (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 12 October 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 October 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 October 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 October 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 March 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 09 July 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 09 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 February 2013)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Amable Tastu, the author ()
E 2 Aventures de Robinson Crusoé par Daniel de Foé (1835)
E 3 Le Narcisse (1815)
E 4 Lectures pour les jeunes filles, ou Leçons et modèles de littérature en prose, choisies par Mme A. Tastu (1840)
E 5 Poésies (Tastu) (1826)
E 6 Scènes de la Fronde (1780)
E 7 Tableau de la littérature allemande depuis l'établissement du christianisme jusqu'à nos jours (1843)
E 8 Tableau de la littérature italienne depuis l'établissement du christianisme jusqu'à nos jours (1843)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Guizot, Éliza   -   *Éliza Guizot, the author
Xreception 2 Martineau, Harriet   -   *Traditions de Palestine
Xreception 3 Pape-Carpantier, Marie   -   Préludes, poésies
Xreception 4 Sévigné, Marie de   -   *Marie de Sévigné, the author