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Phelps, Elisabeth Stuart
|Spouse/other names:||Trusta, H.|
|Year of birth:||1815|
|Year of death:||1852|
|About her personal situation:|
|Relations to other authors:
Mother of Phelps (Ward), Elizabeth Stuart|
|About her professional situation:||wrote for religious periodicals and for children|
|Elements of bibliography:||MENTIONED IN:
Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992:
"While Phelps often has been dismissed as a religious sentimentalist, her novels realistically reveal women's lives ans ambitions".
Visser in Van Dijk e.a., "I have heard about you", 2004.
Celebration of women writers|
(update on 12 December 2009)
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