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Author: Montolieu, Isabelle de

Pseudonyms:Madame de***
Spouse/other names:Montolieu, Élisabeth-Jeanne-Pauline Polier de Bottens
Year of birth:1751
Year of death:1832
About her personal situation:Standardizingabrjan14 Origin • Place of birth : Lausanne • Place(s) of residence: Lausanne • Place of death: Vennes, near Lausanne National identity • Nationality : Swiss • First language(s) : French Marital status : - Married 1769, widowed 1775, remarried 1786 Number of children : 2, whereof one survived Name(s) of children: Henri-Antoine Gender of children :male Social class : - Aristocracy by birth - Aristocracy by marriage Religion : - Not yet checked Education: - Not yet checked

Relations to other authors: Friend of Genlis, Stéphanie Félicité de
Acquaintance of Charrière, Isabelle de

Niece of Polier, Marie-Elisabeth

About her professional situation:Standardizingabrjan14 Authorial attribution: - Married name - Anonymous - Pseudonym female Profession(s) and other activities : - Fiction writer/novelist - Translator from English - Translator from German - Writer for children Language(s) in which she wrote : - French. Collaboration/connections with male authors/publishers and similar - Gibbon, Edward Financial aspects of her career: - Living by her pen Memberships: - Not yet checked
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Briquet 1804 - Larnac, Histoire de la littérature féminine en France, 1921 - Pléiade, p.1372 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "She is best-known for her translation into French of Johann David Wyss's The Swiss Family Robinson (1813) to which she wrote a sequel in 1824".
Websites: SIEFAR: Briquet
NEWW contribution Chawton 2011 A. Rønning
French Wikipedia

Editors: Emma van den Eynde (update on 12 December 2009)
Anne Birgitte Ronning (update on 24 June 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 17 September 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 25 March 2012)
Astrid Kulsdom (update on 12 September 2012)
Anne Birgitte Ronning (update on 31 January 2014)
Anne Birgitte Ronning (update on 31 January 2014)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 June 2015)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Christina; or, memoirs of a German princess (1805)
E 2 *De geldverloochening, of de schoonste vrouw van Berlijn (1814)
E 3 *De koeherder uit het dal van Joux (1816)
E 4 *Kyrkvaktardottern : berättelse {swedish translation's title} ()
E 5 *Recueil de contes (1803)
E 6 *Sophia, of de schoone blinde (1814)
E 7 *The Enchanted plants, fables in verse (1795)
E 8 Agathocles, ou Lettres écrites de Rome et de Grèce (1812)
E 9 Caroline de Lichtfield (1783)
E 10 Dix nouvelles (1815)
E 11 Exaltation et piété, quatre nouvelles (1818)
E 12 Falkenberg, ou l'Oncle (1812)
E 13 La Princesse de Wolfenbuttel (1807)
E 14 Le Robinson Suisse : où journal d'un père de famille naufragé avec ses enfans (1814)
E 15 Le Robinson suisse, ou Journal d'un père de famille... continué par Mme de Montolieu... (1824)
E 16 Le Serin de Jean Jacques Rousseau (1811)
E 17 Le nécromancien: ou le Prince a Venise: mémoires du Comte d'O*** [The necromancer or the Prince in Venice] (1811)
E 18 Le vieux savetier de la cabane et les huit louis (1810)
E 19 Les châteaux suisses; anciennes anecdotes et chroniques (1817)
E 20 Ludovico, le fils d'un homme de génie ()
E 21 Nouveaux tableaux de famille (1802)
E 22 Ondine, Conte, Traduit de l’allemand de M. le Bon De Lamotte-Fouqué, Major au service du Prusse, Par. Mme. La Bne. De Montolieu. (1819)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Austen, Jane   -   Persuasion
Xreception 2 Austen, Jane   -   Sense and Sensibility
Xreception 3 Helme, Elizabeth   -   St Clair of the Isles; or the Outlaws of the Barra. A Scotish Tradition
Xreception 4 Hervey, Elizabeth   -   Anabel
Xreception 5 Hofland, Barbara   -   *Ludovico
Xreception 6 Medem, Charlotte Elisabeth Konstantia von   -   *Voyage en Allemagne
Xreception 7 Pichler, Karoline   -   Falkenberg
Xreception 8 Pichler, Karoline   -   Agathokles
Xreception 9 Pichler, Karoline   -   Die Belagerung Wiens
Xreception 10 Pichler, Karoline   -   *Cecile de Rodeck
Xreception 11 Pichler, Karoline   -   Olivier
Xreception 12 Schopenhauer, Johanna   -   Die Tante
Xreception 13 Smith, Charlotte   -   *Corisandre de Beauvilliers