Linda Villari

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Linda Villari 's writing career spans the period from the early 1870s to the early 1900s. (She began it after the death of her first husband, Vincenzo Mazini , in 1869.) She wrote novels, short stories, and journal articles which reflect both her career interests and specific periods of her life, and often serve as detailed accounts of the life, scenery, history, and legends of Italy. She also translated many of the works of her second husband, Pasquale Villari , an Italian historian and professor. She was also known to write under two pseudonyms, M. Dalin, an anagram of her name, and Talmage Dalin, which includes the middle name of her brother James.

Milestones

27 June 1836
Linda Mary White (later LV ) was born in London, the eldest daughter and second child in a family of five.
Her place in the family is recorded in a family tree.
Ancestry.co.uk.
By Christmas 1872
Linda Mazini (later LV ) published her first novel, In the Golden Shell: a Story of Palermo, with Macmillan and Company .
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
27570 (26 December 1872): 5
By late October 1885
With T. Fisher Unwin, LV published the second of her two novels this year: the autobiographical When I Was a Child, or Left Behind, which followed by only a few months her Camilla's Girlhood.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
31587 (26 October 1885): 8
Shortly before 9 August 1915
LV died at nearly eighty years of age, leaving her daughter Costanza Hulton, and her son Luigi Villari fighting in the Italian army.
“The Times Digital Archive 1785-2007”. Thompson Gale: The Times Digital Archive.
40928 (9 August 1915): 10

Biography

Birth and Family

27 June 1836
Linda Mary White (later LV ) was born in London, the eldest daughter and second child in a family of five.
Her place in the family is recorded in a family tree.
Ancestry.co.uk.