Salomon Gessner

Standard Name: Gessner, Salomon

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Cultural formation Caroline Bowles
When CB was seven or eight years old, she practised secret pagan rituals in the family garden, offering up flowers and fruits to God on her handmade altar. She made these offerings to the one...
death Mary Collyer
MC died of a lingering illness which her husband attributed to agitation of mind
Marivaux, Pierre de. “Introduction”. The Virtuous Orphan; or, The Life of Marianne, Countess of *****, edited by William Harlin McBurney and Michael F. Shugrue, translated by. Mary Collyer, Southern Illinois University Press, 1965, p. xi - xliv.
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brought on by her translation from Gessner .
Marivaux, Pierre de. “Introduction”. The Virtuous Orphan; or, The Life of Marianne, Countess of *****, edited by William Harlin McBurney and Michael F. Shugrue, translated by. Mary Collyer, Southern Illinois University Press, 1965, p. xi - xliv.
xxviii
Textual Features Frances Arabella Rowden
An advertisement (dated at Iver in Buckinghamshire on 3 September 1820)
Rowden, Frances Arabella. A Biographical Sketch of the Most Distinguished Writers of Ancient and Modern Times. 1829.
1829, iv
explains that the book is written for the young scholar and hopes to demonstrate the connexion between ancient and modern literature (the...
Textual Production Elizabeth Smith
On 9 November 1804 Smith had explained what Klopstock materials she had on hand in Coniston, some of them supplied by William Sotheby . Other materials were supplied to her by the great German...
Textual Production Mary Collyer
After silent years MC published a translation of The Death of Abel from the German of Salomon Gessner , with a dedication to the queen .
Feminist Companion Archive.
Textual Production Elizabeth Smith
Among undated poems Bowdler prints another imitation of Ossian and a translation from the German of Friedrich von Matthisson .
Smith, Elizabeth. Fragments, in Prose and Verse. Bowdler, Henrietta MariaEditor , Richard Cruttwell, 1809.
119-125, 128
In 1803 ES translated a poem by Gessner in response to William Sotheby

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