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Author: Dufresnoy, Adélaïde

Spouse/other names:Dufrenoy ; Dufrénoy, Adélaïde-Gillette Billet
Year of birth:1765
Year of death:1825
About her personal situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Nantes 03-12-1765 • Locations where lived : Alexandria, Nantes, Paris • Location where died : Paris March 1825 National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married (at age 15) Number of children : 1 or more (son : Armand Dufrénoy) Social class : upper class Religion/ideology : unknown

Relations to other authors: Friend of Tastu, Amable

Friend of Desbordes-Valmore, Marceline

About her professional situation:collaboration with A. Tastu standardizingjul12jdg: Publishing under: - not yet checked Profession(s) and activities : - fiction writer - historian - poet - translator from English - writer for children - writer of textbooks Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors / historical figures : unknown Financial aspects of this woman’s career: - Not yet checked Memberships : unknown
Elements of bibliography:Mentioned in: - Briquet 1804 - Henri Carton, Histoire des femmes ecrivains de la France, 1886 - Jacquinet, Les femmes de France poètes et prosateurs, 1886 - Larnac, Histoire de la littérature féminine en France, 1921 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: She got married at 15 and was forced to leave France as her husband was a member of the royal entourage. "Her witty sensitive and intermittently erotic verse was crowned by the Académie Francaise in 1815". - MMF transl.woman svdmay11 Cf. - Sainte-Beuve, Portraits de femmes, 381(Jose Luis Diaz, "Sainte-Beuve chez les Muses", in Romantisme no 77, 1992, p.82) - Nicole Pellegrin (ed.), Histoire d’historiennes. PUSE, 2006.
Websites: Adélaïde Dufrénoy on Wikipedia
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Editors: SParren (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 02 June 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 14 March 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 May 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 July 2012)
Janouk de Groot (update on 18 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 October 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 15 March 2013)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Adélaïde Dufresnoy, the author ()
E 2 Biographie des jeunes demoiselles ou vies des femmes célèbres depuis les hébreux jusqu'à nos jours (1816)
E 3 Courier lyrique et amusant, ou Passe-temps des toilettes (1786)
E 4 La Femme auteur, ou les Inconvéniens de la célébrité (1812)
E 5 Le Livre des femmes, choix de morceaux extraits des meilleurs écrivains français, sur le caractère, les moeurs et l'esprit des femmes, par Mmes Dufrénoy et Amable Tastu (1823)
E 6 Le jeune héritier, ou Les appartements défendus, conte traduit de l'anglais de William Linley par Mme Dufrénoy (1801)
E 7 Santa Maria, ou La grossesse mystérieuse. Traduit de l'anglais de Fox, par Mme Dufrénoy (1800)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Fonte, Moderata   -   *Moderata Fonte, the author
Xreception 2 Tastu, Amable   -   Le Narcisse