Robert-Kéralio, Louise (1758–1821)
Robert-Kéralio, Louise (1758–1821)
French novelist, translator and historian. Name variations: Louise Félicité de Kéralio; Louise Felicite de Keralio; Louise Félicité Robert; Madame Robert. Born Louise-Félicité Guinement de Kéralio, Aug 25, 1758, in Paris, France, into a noble Breton family; died 1821 in Brussels, Belgium; dau. of Chevalier de Kéralio (professor at the Military Academy) and Françoise (Abeille) Kéralio (writer); m. François Robert (whose father Pierre was député to the Paris Convention).
At 18, wrote 1st novel Adélaide (1782); became a printer and publisher (1786), serving as director of Journal de l'État et du citoyen and working for Mercure national and Censeur universel; with husband, was member of Société fraternelle des deux sexes; worked for 10 years on Histoire d'Elisabeth, reine d'Angleterre (History of Elizabeth of England, 1786–88); other writings include Amélie et Caroline (1808), Alphonse et Matilde, ou la famille espagnole (1809), and Rose et Albert ou le tombeau d'Emma (1810); historical and political works include Observations sur quelques articles du projet de constitutions de M. Monnier (1789), Adresse aux femmes de Montauban (1790), and Les Crimes des reines de France (1830); completed 14 vols. of Collection des meilleurs ouvrages français composés par des femmes (1786–88); trans. works from Italian and English; went into exile in Belgium with husband after the return of the Bourbons.
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