Dorothea Celesia

Standard Name: Celesia, Dorothea
Birth Name: Dorothea Mallet
DC was an Englishwoman who lived for most of her adult life in Genoa, the native country of her husband. Her published works are a tragedy, staged in 1771, and a long poem of the following year.


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Celesia, Dorothea. Almida. T. Becket and Co., 1781.
Celesia, Dorothea. Indolence: A Poem. T. Becket, 1772.