Maria Dorothea Dunckel

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Maria Dorothea Dunckel née Altén (13 March 1799 – 30 November 1878), was a Swedish poet, translator and playwright.

Dunckel was born to the secretary Martin Altén and Kristina Dorotea Landwertz.[1]

She wrote her first theatre play-manuscript at the age of nine (1808), and after this, assisted her father with translations.[2]

Married in 1821 to the David Vilhelm Dunckel, vicar at the German parish of Stockholm, and from 1823, vicar at the German parish in Gothenburg.[3]

Work[edit]

  • Receptet (translation, 1813)
  • Förlofningen (play, 1817)
  • Förstlingar (1824)
  • Dramatiska och lyriska försök (poems, 4 parts 1828–1832)
  • Marie, en liten gåfva i bref till mina unga landsmaninnor (1830)
  • Vilhelms brefväxling med sina vänner (1835)
  • Pensionsvännerna (1842)
  • Två systrar i Östergötland (1844)
  • Gammalt och nytt ur min portfölj (1865)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon
  2. ^ Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon
  3. ^ Svenskt biografiskt handlexikon