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Author: Wouters, Cornélie

Spouse/other names:Wasse (ou: Vasse)
Year of birth:1737
Year of death:1802
About her personal situation:née à Bruxelles, s'installe à Paris après mort du mari

Countries:France - Belgium/Southern Netherlands - England
Relations to other authors:
Sister of Wouters, Marie

About her professional situation:translator from english (e.a. théâtre de Mrs Susanna Centlivre)
Elements of bibliography:Cf. - Jacqueline Broad, Karen Green, Virtue, Liberty, and Toleration: Political Ideas of European Women, 1400-1800. Springer, 2007. NB This volume challenges the view that women have not contributed to the historical development of political ideas, and highlights the depth and complexity of womens political thought in the centuries prior to the French Revolution. From the late medieval period to the enlightenment, a significant number of European women wrote works dealing with themes of political significance. The essays in this collection examine their writings with particular reference to the ideas of virtue, liberty, and toleration. The figures discussed include Christine de Pizan, Catherine dAmboise, Isabella dEste, Elizabeth I, Katherine Chidley, Elizabeth Poole, Margaret Cavendish, Damaris Masham, Mary Astell, Elizabeth Carter, Catharine Macaulay, Mary Wollstonecraft, and CW. svdmay11 MENTIONED IN: - MMF transl.woman svdmay11
Websites: Biography SIEFAR
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Wikipedia on her

Editors: Emma van den Eynde (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 28 May 2011)
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Works written by this author

E 1 "The Rivals", ou les Rivaux, comédie en 5 actes (1784)
E 2 "The School for scandal", ou l'École de la médisance, comédie en 5 actes (1784)
E 3 *Le mariage platonique. Imité de l'anglais par Mme la baronne de Vasse (1789)
E 4 L'Art de corriger et de rendre les hommes constans (1783)
E 5 Les Aveux d'une femme galante, lettres de Mme la Marquise *** Fanny Stapleton (1782)
E 6 Mémoire à l'Assemblée nationale, pour démontrer aux Français les raisons qui doivent les déterminer à admettre les juifs indistinctement aux droits de citoyens. (Signé : La baronne de Vasse, anglaise.) (1790)
E 7 Oeuvres de David Garrick (1784)
E 8 Traduction du Plutarque anglois, contenant la vie des hommes les plus illustres de l'Angleterre et de l'Irlande (1785)
E 9 Vies des hommes illustres d'Angleterre, d'Écosse et d'Irlande ou Le Plutarque anglois [The lives of distinguished men from England, Scotland and Ireland] (1800)

Authors read by this author

Xreception 1 Bennett, Agnes Maria   -   Juvenile Indiscretions
Xreception 2 Cartwright, Mrs H.   -   The platonic marriage
Xreception 3 Cowley, Henriette   -   *Works by H. Cowley
Xreception 4 Robinson, Mary   -   Walsingham, or the Pupil of nature. A domestic story