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Author: Benoist, Françoise-Albine

Spouse/other names:Puzin de la Martinière; Benoit
Year of birth:1724
Year of death:1809
About her personal situation:- autres dates proposées: 1731-1789 (Cragg, Arguelles) standardizingjul12jdg: Origin • Location where born : Lyon • Locations where lived : Lyon, Paris • Location where died : unknown National identity • Nationality : French • Mother tongue : French Marital status : married Number of children : unknown Social class : unknown Religion/ideology : unknown

Relations to other authors:

About her professional situation:standardizingjul12jdg: Publishing under: - unknown Profession(s) and activities : - contributor to periodical press (Journal des Dames (1759-17XX - 5 textes) - fiction writer - playwright Languages in which she published : - French Collaboration/connections with male authors / historical figures : - Voltaire (correspondance avec lui en 1765/6 - Svd) Memberships : unknown Financial aspects: - unknown
Elements of bibliography:Mentioned in: - La Porte 1769 V, 309-379 (see hyperlink for list) - Boudier de Villemert 1779 - Briquet 1804 - Mornet, Introduction Nouvelle Héloïse, 1925 - Buck, Guide to women's literature, 1992: "Benoist received no formal education, and does not appear to have frequented well-known literary circles". - Stephens 111 Cf. - M.M. Krings, Madame Benoît, eine "romancière oubliée" des 18. Jahrhunderts. Aix-la-Chapelle, 1982.
Websites: CESAR
SIEFAR: Boudier de Villemert
Françoise-Albine Benoist on Wikipedia
Women Writers' Networks: list La Porte 1769
New SIEFAR Dictionnaire Briquet

Editors: Marina Muilwijk (update on 12 December 2009)
Janouk de Groot (update on 24 July 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 30 December 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 30 December 2012)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 16 February 2013)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Françoise-Albine Benoist, the author ()
E 2 Agathe et Isidore (1768)
E 3 Célianne ou les amants séduits par leurs vertus (1766)
E 4 Elisabeth, roman (1766)
E 5 Erreurs d'une jolie femme ou l'Aspasie française (1781)
E 6 Folie de la prudence humaine (1771)
E 7 Journal en forme de lettres (1757)
E 8 L'erreur des désirs (1769)
E 9 La supercherie réciproque (1768)
E 10 Le triomphe de la probité (1768)
E 11 Les aveux d'une jolie femme (1782)
E 12 Lettres du colonel Talbert (1766)
E 13 Lettres sur le désir de plaire (1786)
E 14 Mes principes, ou la vertu raisonnée (1759)
E 15 Sophronie, ou leçon prétendue d'une mère à sa fille (1769)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Boccage, Anne-Marie du &&&   -   La Colombiade
Xreception 2 Le Marchand, Françoise Duché, Dame   -   Boca
Xreception 3 Riccoboni, Marie-Jeanne   -   Histoire d'Ernestine
Xreception 4 Sévigné, Marie de   -   Lettres [de Madame de Sévigné]