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Author: Collett, Jacobine Camilla

Spouse/other names:Wergeland
Year of birth:1813
Year of death:1895
About her personal situation:Standardizingefmay14 Origin - Place of birth: Not yet checked - Place(s) of residence: Not yet checked - Place of death: Not yet checked National identity - Nationality: Norwegian. - First language(s): Norwegian. Marital status: - Marriage 1841; husband, Jonas Collett. Number of children: - 4 sons. Social class: - Daughter of Nicolai Wergeland (priest, writer, politician in 1814). Sister of Hendrik Wergeland (author). Education: - Not yet checked Religion: - Not yet checked

Relations to other authors: Acquaintance of Bacheracht, Therese von
Acquaintance of Lewald, Fanny
Acquaintance of Gyllembourg, Thomasine Christine
Friend of Colban, Adolphine Marie

Friend of Boyesen, Petra Ottilia Annette

About her professional situation:Standardizingefmay14 Authorial attribution: - Not yet checked. Profession(s) and other activities: - Biographer. - Fiction writer/novelist - Travel writer. Language(s) in which she wrote: - Norwegian. Collaboration/connections with male authors: - Not yet checked Financial aspects of her career: - Not yet checked Memberships: - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "In 1873 she at last gave up her anonymity and put her own name on the title page". "[She was a ]pioneer for women's rights and for a social literature full of wit". - Pléiade p.993 - Lettres européennes (Dutch version 1994) II, 843. Cf. - Collett, A., Camilla Colletts livs historie. Oslo, 1911, - Ellisiv Steen (1908-2001), Camilla Collett om seg selv (1985)(biography) - Torill Steinfeld, Den unge Camilla Collett, et kvinnehjertes historie (1996) [The young Camilla Collett, the history of a woman’s heart](biography) Collett BIbliography in preparation at the National Library of Norway - see weblink
Websites: Bio in Norwegian
Portrait in NEWW site
Britannica. Accademic Edition
History of Nordic Women's literature
Collett bibliography at the National Library of Norway

Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 03 February 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 03 February 2010)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 03 February 2010)
Emma van den Eijnde (update on 22 May 2010)
Torill Steinfeld (update on 15 June 2011)
Marie Nedregotten Sørbø (update on 05 July 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 14 March 2012)
Anne Birgitte Ronning (update on 03 September 2012)
Anne Birgitte Ronning (update on 04 September 2012)
Elise Fugledal (update on 26 May 2014)
Elise Fugledal (update on 05 June 2014)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Camilla Collett, the author ()
E 2 Amtmandens Døtre [The district-governor's daughters] (1854)
E 3 Ekko i Ørkenen : en Hilsen fra Norden til Mrs. Josephine Butler (1880)
E 4 Fra de stummes Lejr (1877)
E 5 I de lange Nætter (1863)
E 6 Sidste Blade: Erindringer og Bekjendelser af Forfatterinden til "Amtmandens Dottre" (1868)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Sand, George   -   Jacques
Xreception 2 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author
Xreception 3 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author
Xreception 4 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author
Xreception 5 Sand, George   -   *George Sand, the author