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Th. Bentzon (Thérèse Blanc) (1840–1907)

Bentzon, Thérèse (bāts–ô‘), pseudonym of Marie Thérèse Blanc. A French novelist and littérateur; born at Seine-Port, Sept. 21, 1840; died on Feb. 5, 1907. She was for many years on the editorial staff of the Revue des Deux Mondes, to which she contributed notable translations and reviews of many American, English, and German authors. Her literary essays on these contemporaneous writers were collected in ‘Foreign Literature and Customs’ (1882) and ‘Recent American Novelists’ (1885). Her first work to attract attention was ‘A Divorce’ (1871), published in the Journal des Débats. Two other novels, ‘A Remorse’ (1879) and ‘Tony’ (1889), were crowned by the French Academy. Other stories are: ‘Georgette’ and ‘Jacqueline’ (1893). The fruit of her first visit to the United States was ‘Condition of Woman in the United States’ (1895); ‘Tales from All Countries.’