Bernhardi, Sophie (1775–1833)

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Bernhardi, Sophie (1775–1833)

German novelist and short-story writer. Name variations: Sophie Tieck; Sophie Tieck-Bernhardi or Bernhardi-Tieck; Sophie Tieck-Bernhardi. Born Anna Sophie Tieck, 1775, in Germany; died 1833; dau. of Johann Ludwig Tieck and Anna Sophie Tieck; sister of Christian Friedrich Tieck (1776–1851) and Ludwig Tieck (1773–1853, romantic poet and writer); m. August Bernhardi.

Wrote collection of short stories Straußfedern (1795), as well as plays, fairytales, and 2 novels; well-known for her Flore und Blancheflur (1822), a rework of a medieval poem.

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